Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains on Friday. Isolated severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding, especially in the mountains of Wyoming.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

49°F

9°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 6 May 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. West southwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 62. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 44. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 67. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 55.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 65.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. West southwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Increasing clouds, with a high near 62. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 44. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 67. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
4:16 am CDT May 6, 2016
5am CDT May 6, 2016-6pm CDT May 12, 2016
 
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