Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flooding Risks from Southern Plains to Midwest; Heat Wave Developing in the Southeast

Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding will again be possible from the Southern Plains into the Midwest on Friday. Periodic risks of severe thunderstorms, along with flash flooding, are forecast from the Central and Southern Plains to the Great Lakes and Northeast into the Memorial Day weekend. Temperatures across much of the East will run above normal where they will hold into Memorial Day. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

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

Overcast

61°F

16°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1018.6 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 2:53 am CDT
Detailed forecast for

Cook County

Rest Of Tonight
Mostly clear late in the evening, then partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph late in the evening shifting to the northeast after midnight.
Friday
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s inland...but only around 70 near the lake. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may be severe. Highs in the lower 80s inland...but only in the upper 70s near the lake. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 60. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Cloudy in the morning then becoming partly sunny. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s inland...but only in the mid 60s near the lake.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
Memorial Day
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s inland... But only in the mid 70s near the lake. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.
Tuesday
Partly sunny. Chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s inland...but only in the mid 70s near the lake. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with showers and a chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy with chance of showers. Highs in the lower 70s inland...but only in the upper 60s near the lake. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Wednesday Night And Thursday
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs in the lower 70s inland...but only in the upper 60s near the lake.



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948 PM CDT Thu May 23 2019
 
 

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