Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

Lansing Municipal Airport (KIGQ)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 87.53°WElev: 607ft.

Overcast

46°F

8°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 28 Apr 11:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Heights IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 55 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Periods of rain, mainly after 1pm.  High near 53. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Periods of rain, mainly after 1pm. High near 53. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Heights IL
 41.51°N 87.64°W
11:16 pm CDT Apr 28, 2016
11pm CDT Apr 28, 2016-6pm CDT May 5, 2016
 
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