Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

77°F

25°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 24 May 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles N Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles N Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.67°W
12:18 am CDT May 25, 2016
12am CDT May 25, 2016-6pm CDT May 30, 2016
 
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