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Severe weather possible for large portion of central, southern U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe weather Thursday afternoon through early Friday across portions of the southern and central Plains into the mid-Mississippi and Tennessee Valleys. Widespread thunderstorms are expected along and ahead of a cold front moving across these areas. The storms could produce damaging wind gusts, hail and perhaps even a couple tornadoes.
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7 Day Forecast

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

Today

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 75 °F

Tonight

Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Thunderstorms

Low: 61 °F

Friday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

High: 61 °FFalling Temperatures

Friday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

Low: 42 °F

Saturday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

High: 51 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 41 °F

Sunday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 55 °F

Sunday
Night

Slight Chance Showers

Slight Chc
Showers

Low: 45 °F

Monday

Chance Showers

Chance
Showers

High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Tonight Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 61. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
  • Friday A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 54 by 5pm. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Friday Night A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
  • Saturday A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
  • Sunday Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
  • Sunday Night A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
  • Monday A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
  • Monday Night A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.