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Strong thunderstorms are possible from southwestern Texas to northern Maine on Saturday

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible Saturday from southwestern Texas to northern Maine. Primary threats will be damaging wind gusts with marginally severe hail also possible. In addition, moderate to heavy rainfall could produce flash flooding from the lower Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley.
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Current conditions at

Chicago/Waukegan Regional Airport (KUGN)

Lat: 42.43°NLon: 87.86°WElev: 709ft.

Fair

67°F

19°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.3 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 May 2:55 am CDT

Detailed Forecast

Rest Of Tonight
Cloudy. Chance of showers late in the evening...then showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Saturday
Windy. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms early in the morning...then rain in the late morning and early afternoon. Chance of rain late in the afternoon. Turning sharply colder. Highs in the upper 50s. Then temperatures falling into the mid 40s by evening. North winds 10 to 20 mph in the morning increasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 45 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of light rain in the evening. Blustery. Lows in the lower 40s. Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny. Breezy. Highs in the upper 50s inland... But only in the upper 40s near the lake. Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.
Monday
Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the lower 60s inland...but only in the lower 50s near the lake.
Monday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s inland...but only around 60 near the lake.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s.
Wednesday
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s inland...but only in the mid 60s near the lake.
Wednesday Night Through Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Highs in the upper 70s inland...but only in the 60s to mid 70s near the lake.
Friday
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.
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