Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Gary Regional Airport (KGYY)

Lat: 41.61°NLon: 87.41°WElev: 584ft.

Mostly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 12.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 27 May 12:45 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNE Burnham IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNE Burnham IL
 41.68°N 87.54°W
12:23 pm CDT May 27, 2016
1pm CDT May 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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