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Severe Weather Expected in the Southern and Central U.S. on Tuesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has outlined an Enhanced Risk of severe weather for parts of the Mid-Mississippi River and Lower Ohio River Valleys on Tuesday. Large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes are possible. Heavy rainfall in these regions will also increase the threat of flash flooding. There’s also an Extreme Risk for fire weather conditions in parts of Texas and New Mexico on Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Drizzle

48°F

9°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed SE 12 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill43°F (6°C)
Last update 28 Feb 2:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 5am, then a chance of showers.  Steady temperature around 47. South southeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 61. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 4am, then showers after 4am.  Low around 41. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain showers likely before 5pm, then snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 42. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 42 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 40 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 5am, then a chance of showers. Steady temperature around 47. South southeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 61. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 4am, then showers after 4am. Low around 41. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Rain showers likely before 5pm, then snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Monday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
2:18 am CST Feb 28, 2017
3am CST Feb 28, 2017-6pm CST Mar 6, 2017
 
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