Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain possible today across portions of the central plains and Midwest. Warming trend in the Pacific Northwest.

Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and evening across the central Plains into portions of the Midwest. Severe thunderstorms are possible, along with heavy rain that may lead to flash flooding in some areas. The Pacific Northwest will see a steady warming trend through the week. Temperatures will rise to 10 to 15 degrees above average by Wednesday and Thursday.
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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

24NM NW New Buffalo MI

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Thunderstorms Likely

    S 20kt
    3-4ft

    High: 77 °F
    Water: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Thunderstorms Likely

    SW 10kt
    2ft

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    WSW 10kt
    1ft

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    NW 15kt
    1-3ft

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Mostly Sunny

    NNW 10kt
    2-3ft

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    1-2ft

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Partly Sunny

    SE 10kt
    1ft

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Showers

    SE 10kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms

    SSW 10kt
    1ft

    High: 77 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 8:17 am CDT Aug 24, 2016
Forecast Valid: 9am CDT Aug 24, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 30, 2016

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Detailed Forecast

WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT 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.

Synopsis: HIGH PRESSURE AROUND 30.3 INCHES CENTERED OVER THE MID
ATLANTIC COAST WILL CONTINUE TO VERY SLOWLY SLIDE EAST OFF THE
COAST WHILE RIDGING EXTENDS SOUTHWEST THROUGH THE LOWER
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. MEANWHILE...LOW PRESSURE OF 29.5 INCHES OVER
SOUTHERN MANITOBA WILL GRADUALLY TRACK TO WESTERN QUEBEC BY
THURSDAY MORNING. AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL THEN SWEEP ACROSS
LAKE MICHIGAN WEDNESDAY NIGHT. ANOTHER HIGH AROUND 30.2 INCHES IS
THEN FORECAST TO BUILD OVER THE WESTERN LAKES REGION BY FRIDAY
EVENING.


Today
S wind 15 to 20 kt. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
Tonight
SW wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Waves around 2 ft.
Thursday
WSW wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NNW after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
Friday
NNW wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Friday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Saturday
SE wind around 10 kt. Partly sunny. Waves around 1 ft.
Saturday Night
SE wind around 10 kt becoming S after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Sunday
SSW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming ESE in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves around 1 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: 42.1°N 87.1°W
Last Update: 8:17 am CDT Aug 24, 2016
Forecast Valid: 9am CDT Aug 24, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 30, 2016
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