Severe Thunderstorms And Locally Heavy Rainfall Possible Over Portions Of The Plains, Midwest, And Southeast

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast through Thursday over portions of the Plains, Midwest,and southeast U.S. A few of the storms could contain damaging winds and large hail. 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.

Fair

65°F

18°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Jun 2:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Independence Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
2:20 am CDT Jun 30, 2016
3am CDT Jun 30, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 6, 2016
 
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