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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Gary Regional Airport (KGYY)

Lat: 41.61°NLon: 87.41°WElev: 584ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 21 Jul 7:45 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Burnham IL

Flash Flood Watch July 21, 04:00pm until July 22, 09:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 97. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 97. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Burnham IL
 41.68°N 87.54°W
7:17 am CDT Jul 21, 2017
7am CDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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