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Severe Weather Expected in the Southern and Central U.S. on Tuesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has outlined an Enhanced Risk of severe weather for parts of the Mid-Mississippi River and Lower Ohio River Valleys on Tuesday. Large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes are possible. Heavy rainfall in these regions will also increase the threat of flash flooding. There’s also an Extreme Risk for fire weather conditions in parts of Texas and New Mexico on Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

54°F

12°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed S 17 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1008.3 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 28 Feb 10:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 4am and 5am, then a chance of showers after 5am. Some of the storms could be severe.  Low around 39. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely before 4pm, then rain and snow likely between 4pm and 5pm, then snow likely after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 36 by 5pm. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 42 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of snow showers before 11am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 11am and noon, then rain showers likely after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 41. West wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 41 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 7pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 4am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 4am and 5am, then a chance of showers after 5am. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 39. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Rain likely before 4pm, then rain and snow likely between 4pm and 5pm, then snow likely after 5pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 36 by 5pm. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow showers before 11am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 11am and noon, then rain showers likely after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 7pm, then a slight chance of snow showers between 7pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.65°W
10:26 am CST Feb 28, 2017
11am CST Feb 28, 2017-6pm CST Mar 6, 2017
 
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