Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over 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 could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78° N Lon: 87.76° W Elev: 617 ft.

Partly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed S 15 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 24 May 12:53 pm CDT
Detailed forecast for

Cook County

Rest Of Today
Mostly sunny late in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s inland...but only around 80 near the lake. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s inland...but only in the 70s near the lake. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Thursday
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.
Friday
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy with chance of showers. Highs around 80. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Saturday Night Through Memorial Day
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the lower 80s.



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1030 AM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016
 
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