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Strong thunderstorms possible from southwestern Texas to northern Maine

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible today from southwestern Texas to northern Maine. Primary threats will be damaging wind gusts and marginally severe hail. Moderate to heavy rainfall could also produce flash flooding from central and northern Texas to the lower Mississippi Valley and Ohio Valley.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

54°F

12°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed N 16 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 30 May 12:53 pm CDT

Detailed Forecast

Rest Of Today
Windy. Occasional rain. Turning sharply colder late this morning. Early morning highs in the lower 70s then temperatures falling into the mid to upper 40s by evening. West winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to north and increasing to 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph near the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 100 percent.
Tonight
Windy...cloudy. Rain in the evening...then a chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. North winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Sunday
Cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Breezy. Highs in the upper 50s inland...but only in the lower 50s near the lake. Northeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Monday
Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the lower 60s inland...but only in the mid 50s near the lake. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 40s.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 60s inland...but only in the mid 60s near the lake.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s.
Wednesday
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s inland...but only in the lower 70s near the lake.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows around 60.
Thursday
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s.
Friday
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s inland...but only in the upper 70s near the lake.
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906 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015
 
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