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Severe Thunderstorms and Flash Flooding Possible

Severe weather will be possible through Monday across the northern and central Plains. Large hail, damaging winds and heavy rain are the main threats. An isolated tornado cannot be ruled out. Across the southern Plains, heavy rainfall could lead to isolated flash flooding with 3 to 4 inches of rainfall possible by Tuesday afternoon.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 6 Jul 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 73 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 95. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Low around 69. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 68 by 10am. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
2:16 am CDT Jul 6, 2015
5am CDT Jul 6, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 12, 2015
 
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