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Severe Thunderstorms in the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms move into the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley this afternoon; and into the central Gulf States on Saturday. Storms may contain very heavy rain, large hail, and damaging winds. High fire danger caused by hot and dry conditions, and strong winds continue in the southern Plains; while an active weather pattern keeps conditions wet with heavy mountain snows out west. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed SW 16 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Mar 10:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Northbrook IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Patchy fog after 8pm. Low around 42. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Patchy fog. High near 53. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11pm.  Patchy fog. Low around 46. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of showers after 2pm.  Patchy fog before noon.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 56. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 55.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm, then a chance of rain after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Patchy fog after 8pm. Low around 42. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog. High near 53. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11pm. Patchy fog. Low around 46. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Showers likely before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of showers after 2pm. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 56. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 55.
Monday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm, then a chance of rain after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
A chance of rain before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
Northbrook IL
 42.13°N 87.83°W
10:18 am CDT Mar 24, 2017
11am CDT Mar 24, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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