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Severe weather possible across parts of Plains, Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central and southern Plains, the Ohio Valley and the mid-Atlantic into New England. Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats, with an isolated risk of tornadoes across parts of the central and southern Plains.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy and Breezy

21°C

69°F

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed SW 33 G 41 km/h
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 17°C (62°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 27 May 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago IL

  • Today

    Partly Sunny

    Partly
    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 17 °C

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 25 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 29 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Saturday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 18 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Showers

    Slight Chc
    Showers

    Low: 9 °C

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 15 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 27. West wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 17. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 25. South wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. East southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. South southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Breezy.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 15.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago IL
 41.84°N 87.68°W
8:16 am CDT May 27, 2015
9am CDT May 27, 2015-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2015
 
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