Weekend Weather Update for Saturday May 12, 2018

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National Weather Service

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The low pressure area continues to visit the area like an unwanted guest. Although no severe weather is expected, the possibility exists for rain fall and thunderstorms throughout the weekend and into the start of next week.  Showers and scattered thunderstorms will be moving across the area this morning producing brief heavy downpours. There is also a chance of some small hail, possibly dime to nickel sized but likely smaller. This activity is expected to dissipate toward mid-morning before additional showers and thunderstorms develop later in the day.

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Thunderstorms are possible, with the highest chances across northern Illinois and Northwest Indiana later this evening into tonight.

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Overnight
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 49. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. High near 56. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Low around 52. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.SaturdayMay12

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