Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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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

83°F

28°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed S 13 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1010.6 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 27 May 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.68°W
12:23 pm CDT May 27, 2016
1pm CDT May 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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