Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

54°F

12°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill51°F (11°C)
Last update 2 May 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 65. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 4am, then a chance of showers after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 49 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 65. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 4am, then a chance of showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.92°N 87.64°W
7:16 pm CDT May 2, 2016
8pm CDT May 2, 2016-6pm CDT May 9, 2016
 
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