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

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

46°F

8°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1018.4 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 30 Apr 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Orland Park IL

  • Today

    Today: Showers, mainly after 11am.  High near 50. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, mainly before 1am.  Low around 45. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 53. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 42. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of rain.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Chance Rain

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers, mainly after 11am. High near 50. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers, mainly before 1am. Low around 45. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 53. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 42. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
Orland Park IL
 41.62°N 87.84°W
4:16 am CDT Apr 30, 2016
4am CDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm CDT May 6, 2016
 
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