Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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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.

Fog/Mist

48°F

9°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1018.1 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 30 Apr 5:53 am CDT
Detailed forecast for

Cook County

Today
Showers. Highs around 50. East winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 100 percent.
Tonight
Showers in the evening...then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 40s. Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation 100 percent.
Sunday
Cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning...then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of light showers in the evening. Lows in the lower 40s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s inland...but only in the mid 50s near the lake. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.
Wednesday
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of light rain. Highs in the lower 60s inland...but only in the mid 50s near the lake.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.
Thursday And Thursday Night
Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows in the lower 40s.
Friday
Partly cloudy. Highs around 60 inland...but only in the mid 50s near the lake.



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