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Severe weather and flooding rains possible on Memorial Day

Strong to severe storms will be possible Memorial Day from south Texas across the Plains into the Midwest. Isolated tornadoes, damaging winds and hail are all possible especially across eastern Texas. In addition, moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast from parts of Texas to the lower Miss. Valley 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.

A Few Clouds

69°F

21°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °FRising Temperatures

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers Likely

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers between 1pm and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 66 by 5pm. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 65 by 10pm, then rising to around 80 during the remainder of the night. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 62 by 5pm. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
4:16 am CDT May 26, 2015
5am CDT May 26, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2015
 
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