Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains

Strong thunderstorms with damaging winds and hail are possible across the central Plains today. Strong storms are also possible in eastern portions of New York State, Pennsylvania and southern New England. 100 degree heat continues across the southwest and builds into the Inter-mountain west.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

70°F

21°C

Humidity 34%
Wind Speed NE 16 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jun 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
4:18 pm CDT Jun 28, 2016
5pm CDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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