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Severe Thunderstorms in the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms are forecast for the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley this afternoon and evening; with an enhanced threat, including a chance for tornadoes, in the ArkLaTex area. High fire danger caused by hot and dry conditions, and strong winds continue in the southern Plains; while an active weather pattern keeps conditions wet with heavy mountain snows out west. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds and Breezy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed SW 25 G 39 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.1 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 24 Mar 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 76. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm.  Patchy fog. Low around 42. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Patchy fog. High near 54. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 54 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 4am, then showers likely after 4am.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 47. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely before 7am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 57. East southeast wind around 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 57 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 55 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of rain before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 76. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Patchy fog. Low around 42. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog. High near 54. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 4am, then showers likely after 4am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 47. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers likely before 7am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers after 1pm. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 57. East southeast wind around 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL
 41.94°N 87.67°W
2:20 pm CDT Mar 24, 2017
2pm CDT Mar 24, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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