Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Overcast

48°F

9°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed NE 10 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1017.1 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 1 May 2:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Zurich IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 49. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 49 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 41. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 49. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 41. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Zurich IL
 42.2°N 88.09°W
3:16 pm CDT May 1, 2016
3pm CDT May 1, 2016-6pm CDT May 7, 2016
 
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