Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West. Severe Weather Possible in the Plains Saturday.

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains. A few severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in some of the western states. Severe weather will be possible in the Plains Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.2 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 6 May 1:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Arlington Heights IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 80. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. West wind around 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 69. West southwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 54.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am.  Cloudy, with a high near 67.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 80. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. West wind around 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 69. West southwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. Cloudy, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Arlington Heights IL
 42.09°N 87.98°W
1:21 pm CDT May 6, 2016
2pm CDT May 6, 2016-6pm CDT May 12, 2016
 
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