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Severe weather possible for parts of Plains on Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across portions of the central Plains and mid-Missouri Valley, with a higher concentration of severe storms possible in parts of eastern Kansas and far southeast Nebraska. Large hail and damaging winds could occur with the stronger thunderstorms. A tornado or two will be possible as well.
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Chicago Rockford International Airport IL

7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

Today

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 72 °F

Tonight

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Showers
Likely

Low: 59 °F

Thursday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 74 °F

Thursday
Night

Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Thunderstorms

Low: 54 °F

Friday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

High: 58 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Showers

Low: 39 °F

Saturday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 52 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 38 °F

Sunday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
  • Tonight A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Night Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Low around 54. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
  • Friday A chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Friday Night A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
  • Sunday Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
  • Sunday Night A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
  • Tuesday A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.