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Severe weather threat continues and flash flooding returns to portions of the Plains Thursday

The severe weather threat will continue over portions of the Plains on Thursday. Large hail and damaging winds are the primary threats. Moderate to heavy rain will also be possible, mainly across the southern Plains, returning the flash flood threat to an area with already saturated soils.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

63°F

17°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 May 2:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 77 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 79 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °FRising Temperatures

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a steady temperature around 77. East southeast wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 65 by 4pm. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 78 by 5am. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 84. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 61. Breezy, with a southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
2:18 am CDT May 28, 2015
4am CDT May 28, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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