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Severe weather expected for portions of the Central U.S on Thursday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center (SPC) expects severe weather in the Central U.S on Thursday. The area of greatest concern is in the southern and central Plains. This area has been outlined by SPC as a slight risk area. The primary threat with these storms will be damaging winds and large hail, but isolated tornadoes cannot be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

59°F

15°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 May 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL

  • Today

    Areas Fog

    Areas
    Fog

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 62. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL
 41.94°N 87.67°W
4:16 am CDT May 7, 2015
5am CDT May 7, 2015-6pm CDT May 13, 2015
 
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