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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

Fair

66°F

19°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 May 12:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Elgin IL

  • Overnight



    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °FRising Temperatures

  • Saturday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Low around 64.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 65 by 9pm, then rising to around 81 during the remainder of the night. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Low around 42. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Elgin IL
 42.03°N 88.28°W
1:16 am CDT May 29, 2015
2am CDT May 29, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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