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Severe weather expected in the Southern Plains on Sunday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a Moderate Risk of severe weather (next-to-highest threat level) in the Southern Plains on Sunday. The area of greatest concern is in north Texas and central Oklahoma, including the Oklahoma City metro area. Numerous severe thunderstorms with very large hail, tornadoes, and damaging winds are expected into the late evening hours. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

57°F

14°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1010.1 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Mar 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles N Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of rain before 10pm.  Patchy fog before 7pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 45. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain and
    Patchy Fog
    then Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Rain likely, mainly after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 49. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Rain Likely

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 40. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 44 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.

    Rain Likely

    High: 45 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of rain before 10pm. Patchy fog before 7pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 45. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Rain likely, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 49. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 40. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Thursday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Friday
Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles N Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.67°W
5:18 pm CDT Mar 26, 2017
6pm CDT Mar 26, 2017-6pm CDT Apr 2, 2017
 
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