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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

Fog/Mist

78°F

26°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.4 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 21 Aug 12:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Aurora IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 4pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 4pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Aurora IL
 41.77°N 88.3°W
9:17 am CDT Aug 21, 2017
1pm CDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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