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More severe weather and flooding rains possible on Memorial Day

Widespread strong to severe storms will be possible again on Memorial Day from south Texas across the Plains into the Midwest. Isolated tornadoes, damaging winds and hail are all possible especially across much of Texas. In addition, moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast for parts of Texas, increasing the flash and river flooding concerns with an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain possible.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

71°F

22°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 9:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Memorial Day
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
9:16 pm CDT May 24, 2015
11pm CDT May 24, 2015-6pm CDT May 31, 2015
 
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