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Very Heavy Rainfall and High Risk Flood Event in the South-Central U.S.

Thunderstorms, some severe, will continue to produce tremendously heavy rainfall over the same areas through the day today. The area with the greatest potential for excessive rainfall includes Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri. Very heavy rains will extend broadly from the Southern Plains to the Upper Midwest. Life threatening flash flooding is expected with these storms. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Rain and Breezy

41°F

5°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed N 23 G 37 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.9 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill31°F (-1°C)
Last update 29 Apr 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Chicago IL

Flash Flood Watch April 29, 07:00pm until May 1, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  High near 48. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 44. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 62. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 52. South southeast wind around 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 55 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. High near 48. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 44. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 62. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 52. South southeast wind around 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
1:32 pm CDT Apr 29, 2017
2pm CDT Apr 29, 2017-6pm CDT May 5, 2017
 
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