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Severe Storms Possible into this Evening

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has an enhanced risk of severe weather in portions of the Great Lakes and Midwest today. The area of greatest concern is in Michigan, southeast Wisconsin, northern Illinois, and northern Indiana. The primary risks for this area will be damaging winds and large hail, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

81°F

27°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed SW 14 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1009.7 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 2 Aug 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NE Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NE Chicago IL
 41.88°N 87.65°W
8:16 am CDT Aug 2, 2015
9am CDT Aug 2, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 8, 2015
 
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