Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

A Few Clouds

85°F

29°C

Humidity 27%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.0 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 24 May 6:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Arlington Heights IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Arlington Heights IL
 42.09°N 87.98°W
6:18 pm CDT May 24, 2016
7pm CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 31, 2016
 
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