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Severe weather is expected across the central and southern Plains on Wednesday

The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting severe weather for Wednesday across much of the central and southern Plains. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds. There could also be small tornado risk farther south along the dryline.
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7 Day Forecast

Chicago, IL

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Today

Isolated Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Isolated
Showers

High: 64 °F

Tonight

Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

Showers

Low: 49 °F

Friday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

High: 68 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Sprinkles Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Chance
Sprinkles

Low: 45 °F

Saturday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 53 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

Low: 43 °F

Sunday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

High: 55 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Showers

Chance
Showers

Low: 45 °F

Monday

Chance Showers

Chance
Showers

High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today Isolated showers before 7am, then a slight chance of showers after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Tonight A chance of showers before 10pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 4am, then a chance of showers after 4am. Low around 49. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Friday A 30 percent chance of showers before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Friday Night A chance of sprinkles before 1am, then a slight chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Saturday Night A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
  • Sunday A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.
  • Sunday Night A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy.
  • Monday A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy.
  • Monday Night A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
  • Tuesday A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Breezy.
  • Tuesday Night A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Breezy.
  • Wednesday A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Breezy.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Cook County, IL