Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible.
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5NM NE Chicago IL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Mostly Cloudy

    SSE 10kt
    2ft

    Low: 30 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Showers

    SSE 15kt
    2ft

    High: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    S 15kt
    2ft

    Low: 44 °FRising Temperatures

  • Friday

    Mostly Cloudy

    SSW 15kt
    2ft

    High: 67 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Showers Likely

    SSW 10kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 47 °FRising Temperatures

  • Saturday

    Showers

    ENE 10kt
    1-2ft

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Showers

    ENE 10kt
    2ft

    Low: 46 °FRising Temperatures

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely

    ENE 10kt
    2ft

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chc Showers

    Light Wind
    1-2ft

    Low: 43 °FRising Temperatures


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 2:19 am CDT Mar 23, 2017
Forecast Valid: 4am CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017

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WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS, WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES, ALONG WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

Overnight
SSE wind around 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Waves around 2 ft.
Thursday
SSE wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of showers, mainly after 4pm. Waves around 2 ft.
Thursday Night
S wind around 15 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Waves around 2 ft.
Friday
SSW wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Mostly cloudy. Waves around 2 ft.
Friday Night
SSW wind around 10 kt becoming NNE after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 kt. A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Patchy fog. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Saturday
ENE wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. Showers. Patchy fog. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Saturday Night
ENE wind around 10 kt. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog. Waves around 2 ft.
Sunday
ENE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming ESE in the afternoon. Showers likely. Patchy fog. Waves around 2 ft.
Sunday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. A slight chance of showers. Patchy fog before 1am. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 41.9°N 87.62°W
Last Update: 2:19 am CDT Mar 23, 2017
Forecast Valid: 4am CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
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