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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two 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

78°F

26°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 29 May 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    Scattered Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 61 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Saturday
    Night

    Breezy

    Breezy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 47 by 4pm. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 15 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
11:17 am CDT May 29, 2015
2pm CDT May 29, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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