Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible for portions of the plains

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today and Thursday for much of the plains. Some thunderstorms may be severe today across portions of the central/northern High Plains. Atrong storms are also possible in northern New England today. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-mountain West.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

74°F

23°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed NE 10 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.8 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 72. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 72. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
10:17 am CDT Jun 29, 2016
11am CDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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