Severe Thunderstorms And Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains and Upper Midwest on Tuesday. In addition, locally heavy rainfall and flooding could pose a concern for low lying, urban, 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.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 31 May 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
9:20 am CDT May 31, 2016
10am CDT May 31, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 6, 2016
 
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