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Heavy Rain and a Few Severe Thunderstorms Across Nation's Mid-Section Wednesday

A slow-moving front will bring multiple rounds of thunderstorms across parts of the Missouri River Valley into the Mid-Mississippi and the Tennessee River Valleys through Wednesday night. Local flooding from the heavy rains can be expected in some areas, so Flash Flood Watches are in effect. In addition, some of the stronger storms may produce damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

65°F

18°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed E 13 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 1 Jul 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 64. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Independence Day
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
3:16 pm CDT Jul 1, 2015
4pm CDT Jul 1, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 7, 2015
 
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