Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Partly Cloudy

49°F

9°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed NE 18 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill43°F (6°C)
Last update 2 May 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
7:16 am CDT May 2, 2016
8am CDT May 2, 2016-6pm CDT May 8, 2016
 
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