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Severe weather possible across parts of Plains, New England, flash flooding possible across southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms Thurs. afternoon and evening across parts of the central & southern Plains, with large hail, damaging winds & a few tornadoes possible. There is also a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms across New England, where damaging wind gusts will be the main threat. Flash flooding is also possible across TX, OK and KS.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed SE 12 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1022.1 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 28 May 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 75 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Breezy

    Breezy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a temperature falling to around 71 by 5pm. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 57. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a north wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.92°N 87.64°W
10:16 am CDT May 28, 2015
12pm CDT May 28, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 3, 2015
 
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