Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

66°F

19°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 2:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 77. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
2:19 am CDT May 24, 2016
3am CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 30, 2016
 
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