Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

50°F

10°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed NE 10 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1019.8 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill46°F (8°C)
Last update 29 Apr 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. North northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 49 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain, mainly after 2pm.  High near 52. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain before 8pm, then showers likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Low around 44. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 50. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. North northeast wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northeast wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
Rain, mainly after 2pm. High near 52. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain before 8pm, then showers likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Low around 44. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 50. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers after 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
12:16 pm CDT Apr 29, 2016
1pm CDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm CDT May 5, 2016
 
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