Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system in the Ohio Valley will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains eastward through the Gulf Coast and Southeast on Thursday. Large hail and locally damaging winds will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Friday.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

49°F

9°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 28 Apr 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 46. Northeast wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 46 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 43. Northeast wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 48. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Periods of rain, mainly after 1pm.  High near 47. East northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 56.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Northeast wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 43. Northeast wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northeast wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
Periods of rain, mainly after 1pm. High near 47. East northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.68°W
4:16 pm CDT Apr 28, 2016
5pm CDT Apr 28, 2016-6pm CDT May 5, 2016
 
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