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Marginal to slight risk of severe weather Sunday for the Midwest and central Plains

Scattered strong to severe storms with hail and damaging winds are expected this afternoon and evening across portions of the Midwest. A Marginal Risk area is highlighted around a Slight Risk area and extends into portions of the central Plains.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed S 14 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 May 10:52 am CDT

Extended Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 66 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 66 by noon, then falling to around 55 during the remainder of the day. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 47. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 58. East northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Mettawa IL
 42.24°N 87.91°W
11:16 am CDT May 3, 2015
12pm CDT May 3, 2015-6pm CDT May 9, 2015
 
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