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Severe weather and flooding rains possible on Memorial Day

Strong to severe storms will be possible Memorial Day from south Texas across the Plains into the Midwest. Isolated tornadoes, damaging winds and hail are all possible especially across eastern Texas. In addition, moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast from parts of Texas to the lower Miss. Valley increasing the flash and river flooding concerns, with an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain possible.
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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

75°F

24°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed S 15 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1010.3 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 May 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Memorial
    Day

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Breezy

    Breezy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 10am and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 61.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
8:18 am CDT May 25, 2015
10am CDT May 25, 2015-6pm CDT May 31, 2015
 
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