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Heavy rain and potential flooding in the Plains

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding are likely.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

A Few Clouds

73°F

23°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed SE 12 mph
Barometer 30.32 in (1026.3 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 23 May 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Memorial Day
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
10:16 am CDT May 23, 2015
12pm CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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