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Severe weather and flash flooding possible Saturday

Severe weather is possible across portions of the Great Plains, Deep South and coastal Carolinas Saturday. Primary threats are large hail and damaging winds, although a small tornado risk is also possible mainly in the Plains. Also across the South, heavy rainfall could lead to localized flash flooding.
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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

80°F

27°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 4 Jul 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Independence
    Day

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Breezy

    Breezy

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Independence Day
Sunny, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 83. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.65°W
11:16 am CDT Jul 4, 2015
1pm CDT Jul 4, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 10, 2015
 
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