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Severe weather threat continues on Wednesday for the Plains and Northeast

The severe weather threat continues on Wednesday across portions of the central and southern Plains. Large hail and damaging winds will be the primary risks, however tornadoes cannot be ruled out. Severe weather will also be possible across portions of the Northeast where damaging winds are the primary threat.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Partly Cloudy

68°F

20°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed SW 15 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1009.8 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 2:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles ENE Oak Park IL

  • Overnight

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers Likely

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Breezy

    Breezy

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 65. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Breezy.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles ENE Oak Park IL
 41.9°N 87.7°W
2:16 am CDT May 27, 2015
4am CDT May 27, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2015
 
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