Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

72°F

22°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNE Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNE Chicago IL
 41.9°N 87.64°W
2:18 am CDT May 27, 2016
2am CDT May 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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