Active Weather Pattern To Persist Over The Eastern U.S Through Midweek

A slow moving low pressure system will bring rounds of showers and thunderstorms from the Middle Atlantic to the Southeast U.S over the next couple of days. Some of the storms could be severe especially over the Southeast. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

62°F

17°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 May 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 4am, then a slight chance of showers after 4am.  Low around 47. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 50 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 41. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 53. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 4am, then a slight chance of showers after 4am. Low around 47. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 41. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 53. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
10:16 am CDT May 3, 2016
11am CDT May 3, 2016-6pm CDT May 9, 2016
 
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