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Midwest experiences a soaking May; severe storms surge
Posted 9:44 PM, May 30, 2019, by
WGN Weather Team
Updated at 09:46PM, May 30, 2019
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The last 7 days of meteorological summer begin today
Lowest barometric pressures in Chicago
Rain likely Monday, cooler than average this week
Beach Hazards/dangerous swimming conditions along the Illinois Lake Michigan shoreline until Monday evening
T-storms to whittle away at oppressive heat; isolated 20% coverage morning storms exit—better coverage thundery rains due late day/Sat night threatening downpours/severe weather; eminently comfortable Canadian air follows Sunday AM rains
Showers/several storms to sweep the area in the muggy air 11 am to 4pm—severe weather threat highest south; humid air holds into Wednesday but an early taste of autumn with temps/humidities headed lower Thursday & Friday
Severe weather/drenching rain potential hangs over Chicago late Friday/Fri night; May 2019 sets new record: 16 of first 23 days on books with measurable rain—a first in 149 years; NOAA puts odds on 4 to 8 2019 Atlantic hurricanes; 9 to 15 named storms
Storms diminish, spotty rain is still possible
Temps surge to 85-deg Saturday—Chicago’s warmest, most humid weather to date in 2019 & the warmest set of weekend highs since Sept; scattered t-storms to “bubble up” in Sat afternoon’s warmth; more numerous t-storms Sat.night/Sunday
Heat wave coming together—Excessive Heat Watch Thursday afternoon through Saturday; gusty t-storms may sweep the area on the “nose” of the intensely hot air early Thursday; storm suppressing “cap” follows allowing temps to surge
Rain chance Tuesday, then dry weather returns
Strong storms possible as scattered showers cross the area Wednesday night
Severe thunderstorm watch cancellation.
Disturbance tugs temp-dropping “NNE” winds into city Wed., plus some mainly late-day/nighttime light rain; warm, humid tropical air and 80°+ weekend highs to fuel scattered t-storms; season’s first hot weather showing up on model forecasts the following weekend
Cool, wet May 2019 ends on a warm, dry, smoky note. More than 500 tornadoes logged by the Storm Prediction Center over past two weeks. New severe thunderstorm potential to start the new month of June.
Severe weather event has ended for most of the Chicago area as the severe thunderstorms have passed south of the Chicago area- Severe thunderstorm warnings remain in effect only for Benton County Indiana and south portions of Newton and Jasper counties in Indiana until 4:45 pm
Severe storms rake north woods; hottest in 2+ weeks here
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