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Severe weather possible for parts of eastern, north-central and southwestern U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon across a large portion of the eastern U.S. from the Mid-Atlantic & Ohio Valley into the Deep South. Severe thunderstorms are also possible across parts of the northern Plains & southern Ariz. Damaging wind gusts & large hail will be the main threats with severe thunderstorms that develop in these 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

78°F

26°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed N 12 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1008.5 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 30 Jun 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 73. North northeast wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. North northeast wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. North northeast wind around 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
2:16 pm CDT Jun 30, 2015
4pm CDT Jun 30, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 6, 2015
 
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