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Severe weather possible for parts of central U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening for parts of the central Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, including parts of southern Nebraska and eastern Kansas, northern Oklahoma and western Missouri. Thunderstorms with large hail, locally-damaging wind and a tornado or two are likely across these areas.
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3 Miles SSE Preston Heights IL

7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 73 °F

Tonight

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Showers

Low: 61 °F

Thursday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 76 °F

Thursday
Night

Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Thunderstorms

Low: 58 °F

Friday

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

High: 61 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

Low: 40 °F

Saturday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 51 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 39 °F

Sunday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
  • Tonight A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 61. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
  • Thursday Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Thursday Night Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
  • Friday A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Friday Night A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
  • Sunday Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
  • Sunday Night A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
  • Monday A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
  • Tuesday A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.