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

45°F

7°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed NE 10 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1020.0 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill40°F (4°C)
Last update 29 Apr 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. North northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 46 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain, mainly after 1pm.  High near 50. Breezy, with an east northeast 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: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. North northeast wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
Rain, mainly after 1pm. High near 50. Breezy, with an east northeast 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
Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.64°W
9:16 am CDT Apr 29, 2016
10am CDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm CDT May 5, 2016
 
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