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Severe thunderstorms possible from the central Plains to the upper Midwest

Severe thunderstorms containing damaging winds, large hail, heavy rainfall, and a few isolated tornadoes will be possible this afternoon into tonight from the central Plains to the upper Midwest. The threat is expected to shift east into the Great Lakes region by Friday. In addition, heavy rainfall could cause localized flooding concerns. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Light Rain and Breezy

62°F

17°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed S 21 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 28 Jun 11:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Arlington Heights IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 10pm and 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 69. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 68. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 10pm and 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 69. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 68. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Independence Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Arlington Heights IL
 42.09°N 87.98°W
12:17 pm CDT Jun 28, 2017
12pm CDT Jun 28, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 4, 2017
 
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