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Severe weather possible in portions of the Central and Southern U.S on Monday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center expects severe weather to be on possible on Monday from the southern Great Lakes to portions of the Southwest U.S. The areas of greatest concern have been highlighted by the Storm Prediction Center as a slight risk area. The primary threat with these storms will be large hail and damaging winds.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

66°F

19°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 4 May 7:53 am CDT

Detailed Forecast

Today
Cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the morning. Numerous showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 70s inland...but only in the mid 60s near the lake. Then temperatures falling into the lower 60s by evening. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph in the morning shifting to the northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Tonight
Cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning...then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the 60s inland...but only in the 50s near the lake. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Wednesday
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s to lower 80s inland...but only in the upper 60s near the lake. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s.
Thursday
Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs around 80 inland...but only in the mid 70s near the lake.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s.
Friday
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the upper 50s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower 70s inland...but only in the mid 60s near the lake. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower 70s inland...but only in the mid 60s near the lake. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
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412 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015
 
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