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Severe weather possible across central Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains. The areas at greatest risk are southeastern Wyo., northeastern Colo. and the Neb. Panhandle, where very large hail and tornadoes are possible, as well as southern Neb. and northern Kan., where large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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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

78°F

26°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 3 Jun 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Chicago IL

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 63 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. North northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.68°W
6:16 pm CDT Jun 3, 2015
7pm CDT Jun 3, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 10, 2015
 
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