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Severe weather possible for parts of Midwest, New England

There is a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across parts of the Midwest, from eastern Nebraska across northern Missouri and much of Iowa and into extreme western Illinois. A Marginal Risk of severe thunderstorms extends from southwestern Kansas to northern Minnesota and Lake Superior, as well as across parts of New England.
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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

93°F

34°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1010.8 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index97°F (36°C)
Last update 28 Jul 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles N Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10am.  Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 68. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 69. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 68. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 69. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles N Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.67°W
4:17 pm CDT Jul 28, 2015
4pm CDT Jul 28, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 4, 2015
 
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