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Slight risk of severe weather on Wednesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma expects a slight risk of severe weather on Wednesday. Isolated reports of severe weather are possible in the Southeast and the Mississippi Valley. However, the greatest area of concern will be from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. The primary threat for all areas will be large hail and damaging winds.
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Fair

44°F

7°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 40°F (4°C)
Last update on 1 Apr 2:53 am CDT

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°N Lon: 87.76°W Elev: 617ft.

For More Weather Information:

Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

Chicago IL

7 Day Forecast

  • Overnight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 64 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Rain

    Slight Chc
    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a steady temperature around 39. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 71. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 51. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. High near 64. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A chance of rain before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
Last Update: 2:16 am CDT Apr 1, 2015
Forecast Valid: 4am CDT Apr 1, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 7, 2015
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