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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

55°F

13°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.29 in (1025.4 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill54°F (12°C)
Last update 23 May 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
12:18 am CDT May 23, 2015
3am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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