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Severe weather possible across parts of southern U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening from Texas across the Southeast to the Atlantic coast. The area at greatest risk are from northern Texas and southern Oklahoma across Arkansas and into northern Mississippi and central Alabama. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Overcast

49°F

9°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed NW 14 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 44°F (7°C)
Last update on 31 Mar 10:53 am CDT

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°N Lon: 87.76°W Elev: 617ft.

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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

Chicago IL

7 Day Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Breezy

    Breezy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Thursday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Rain

    Chance
    Rain

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 50. North wind around 10 mph becoming east.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. South southwest wind around 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of rain after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
Last Update: 11:16 am CDT Mar 31, 2015
Forecast Valid: 1pm CDT Mar 31, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 6, 2015
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