Active Weather Pattern To Persist Over The Eastern U.S Through Midweek

A slow moving low pressure system will bring rounds of showers and thunderstorms from the Middle Atlantic to the Southeast U.S over the next couple of days. Some of the storms could be severe especially over the Southeast. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

61°F

16°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 29.71 in (1005.6 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 May 10:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ENE Oak Park IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Low around 45. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a north wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 50 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 55. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Low around 45. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a north wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 55. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ENE Oak Park IL
 41.9°N 87.7°W
11:16 pm CDT May 3, 2016
11pm CDT May 3, 2016-6pm CDT May 10, 2016
 
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