Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

46°F

8°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed NE 13 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill40°F (4°C)
Last update 2 May 12:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers before 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 44. North wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers between 3pm and 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 53. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 49 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 20 percent chance of showers before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 44. North wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers between 3pm and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
12:16 am CDT May 2, 2016
1am CDT May 2, 2016-6pm CDT May 8, 2016
 
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