Significant Severe Weather and Flooding Continue for the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, with some strong tornadoes and very large hail, will continue across central portions of the country through Thursday evening as well as a strong wind threat in portions of the Northeast. Very heavy rainfall on already saturated and flooded ground in the Plains means significant flooding will continue into next week.
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Last Update: 320 PM CDT Thu May 23 2019

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8NM ESE Chicago IL

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
Tonight
West winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming northwest 5 to 10 kt early in the evening, then becoming northeast in the late evening and overnight. Mostly clear early in the afternoon then becoming mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less.
Friday
East winds 5 to 10 kt becoming southeast 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day. Waves 1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft in the afternoon.
Friday Night
South winds 10 to 15 kt becoming southwest after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
Saturday
Southwest winds around 15 kt. Rain showers likely in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms through the day. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon. Waves 1 ft or less.
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Last Update: 320 PM CDT Thu May 23 2019
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