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Severe weather expected across parts of southern U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms this 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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Mostly Cloudy

52°F

11°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill 49°F (9°C)
Last update on 31 Mar 2:53 pm CDT

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

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

For More Weather Information:

Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

3 Miles ENE Chicago IL

7 Day Forecast

  • This
    Afternoon

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    High: 63 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Slight Chance Rain/Snow

    Slight Chc
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. East wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 69. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 51. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. High near 63. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A chance of rain before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 3 Miles ENE Chicago IL
 41.86°N 87.65°W
Last Update: 3:16 pm CDT Mar 31, 2015
Forecast Valid: 4pm CDT Mar 31, 2015-6pm CDT Apr 6, 2015
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