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Severe weather possible in portions of the Central and Southern U.S on Monday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center expects severe weather to be on possible on Monday from the southern Great Lakes to portions of the Southwest U.S. The areas of greatest concern have been highlighted by the Storm Prediction Center as a slight risk area. The primary threat with these storms will be large hail and damaging winds.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

65°F

18°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed S 15 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 May 5:53 am CDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 70 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 70 by noon, then falling to around 57 during the remainder of the day. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 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 likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Low around 51. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. High near 60. East northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
5:16 am CDT May 4, 2015
7am CDT May 4, 2015-6pm CDT May 10, 2015
 
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