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A stormy Friday expected for parts of the central and southern U.S.

Heavy rain, flash flooding and thunderstorms are expected on Friday, from the Southern Plains to the Tennessee Valley. Some of the storms may become severe in the afternoon and evening, especially in the ArkLaTex region and parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Primary hazards will be isolated damaging winds gusts and hail. The Central High Plains and the Carolinas could also see strong storms.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

62°F

17°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Jul 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Decreasing Clouds

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 73. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Independence Day
Sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
4:16 am CDT Jul 3, 2015
6am CDT Jul 3, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 9, 2015
 
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