Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Drizzle Fog/Mist

47°F

8°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 1 May 2:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy drizzle with a chance of showers.  Areas of fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 44. North northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy drizzle with a chance of showers before 8am, then a slight chance of showers after 8am.  Areas of fog before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 48. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Fog

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 55. North northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, mainly before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy drizzle with a chance of showers. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 44. North northeast wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
Patchy drizzle with a chance of showers before 8am, then a slight chance of showers after 8am. Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 48. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55. North northeast wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
2:16 am CDT May 1, 2016
3am CDT May 1, 2016-6pm CDT May 7, 2016
 
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