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Severe weather possible across parts of central U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms, capable of producing large hail and damaging winds, Wednesday afternoon and evening from northern Kansas northeastward to southwest Minnesota. Surrounding the Slight Risk area, a Marginal Risk of severe thunderstorms extends from northern Texas to south-central Minnesota.
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A Few Clouds

53°F

12°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.3 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 51°F (11°C)
Last update on 1 Apr 8:53 am CDT

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°N Lon: 87.76°W Elev: 617ft.

For More Weather Information:

Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

Chicago IL

7 Day Forecast

  • Today

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain

    High: 44 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Rain

    Slight Chc
    Rain

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Slight Chance Rain

    Slight Chc
    Rain

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 74. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 58. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. High near 67. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 49.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
Last Update: 8:16 am CDT Apr 1, 2015
Forecast Valid: 10am CDT Apr 1, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 7, 2015
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