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Severe weather threat continues and flash flooding returns to portions of the Plains Thursday

The severe weather threat will continue over portions of the Plains on Thursday. Large hail and damaging winds are the primary threats. Moderate to heavy rain will also be possible, mainly across the southern Plains, returning the flash flood threat to an area with already saturated soils.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

65°F

18°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 10:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Low around 61. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers. High near 61. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Breezy.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
10:16 pm CDT May 27, 2015
12am CDT May 28, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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