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Severe weather risk and flash flood potential continue on Sunday

Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected across much of the central and southern Plains on Sunday. The Storm Prediction Center has an area of Slight Risk highlighted in Texas for the area with the greatest risk of severe weather; tornadoes, hail and damaging winds are all possible. Flash flooding is also forecast from central Iowa into southern Texas where the heaviest rainfall is expected.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Partly Cloudy

67°F

19°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.19 in (1021.4 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 1:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a south southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
1:17 am CDT May 24, 2015
3am CDT May 24, 2015-6pm CDT May 30, 2015
 
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