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.

Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 May 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 11am and noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 11am and noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
3:17 am CDT May 26, 2016
4am CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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