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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

56°F

13°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.30 in (1025.7 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Chicago IL

  • Today

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
3:16 am CDT May 23, 2015
5am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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