Severe Thunderstorms Likely in Texas Today; Potential Widespread Flooding For South-Central U.S. This Week

Severe thunderstorms are likely today in the southern Plains from northwest Texas and the Texas Panhandle into parts of western Oklahoma. These storms will produce very large hail and a few tornadoes. Also, a potential widespread flood event is appearing more likely across the southern Plains into the Arklatex this week, especially in Texas, from repeated rounds of thunderstorms and heavy rain. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lansing Municipal Airport (KIGQ)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 87.53°WElev: 607ft.

Overcast

66°F

19°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 30.21 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 11:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Heights IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 66. East southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 57. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Periods of showers.  High near 68. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 66. East southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 57. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday
Periods of showers. High near 68. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Heights IL
 41.51°N 87.64°W
11:15 am CDT May 17, 2021
12pm CDT May 17, 2021-6pm CDT May 23, 2021
 
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