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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (KORD)

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Mostly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 20 Aug 9:51 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Evanston IL

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Isolated
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers before 11pm, then isolated showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers before 11pm, then isolated showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Evanston IL
 42.03°N 87.69°W
10:18 am CDT Aug 20, 2017
10am CDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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