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Slight risk of severe weather on Sunday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center expects a slight risk of severe weather in portions of the Great Lakes and Midwest on Sunday. The area of greatest concern is in Michigan, southeast Wisconsin, northern Illinois, and northern Indiana. The primary risks for this area will be damaging winds and large hail, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.
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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

72°F

22°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1010.6 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Aug 6:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Barrington ILSimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Barrington ILSimilar City Names
 42.16°N 88.13°W
6:17 am CDT Aug 2, 2015
7am CDT Aug 2, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 8, 2015
 
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