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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (KORD)

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

44°F

7°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NE 18 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 29 Apr 11:51 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Skokie IL

Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain likely before 1am, then showers likely, mainly between 1am and 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with an east northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Breezy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7am and 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 54. East northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 49. Southeast wind around 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 56 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain likely before 1am, then showers likely, mainly between 1am and 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with an east northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7am and 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 54. East northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 49. Southeast wind around 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Skokie IL
 42.04°N 87.75°W
10:18 pm CDT Apr 29, 2017
12am CDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm CDT May 5, 2017
 
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