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Very heavy rainfall and flooding possible in central and southern U.S. on Tuesday and Wednesday

A slow-moving front will bring multiple waves of heavy rain across a swath of the central and southern U.S., from Texas up to Michigan on Tuesday and into Wednesday. Parts of the ArkLaTex region could see 5 to 7 inches of rain on Wednesday. Freezing rain will also be possible in the Upper Midwest over next couple days, with snow in the Northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes on Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Overcast

60°F

16°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.2 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 20 Feb 7:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Palos Heights IL

Flood Watch until February 21, 06:00am
Flood Warning until February 20, 10:45am
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Flood Watch
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    Flood Watch until February 21, 06:00am
    Flood Warning until February 20, 10:45am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Today

    Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Temperature rising to near 62 by noon, then falling to around 56 during the remainder of the day. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 4am, then a chance of sleet between 4am and 5am, then a chance of snow and sleet after 5am.  Low around 28. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.

    Rain then
    Wintry Mix
    Likely

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 35. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 27 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of snow, mixing with rain after 11am, then gradually ending.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. East northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 40 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain likely, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Rain Likely

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of rain before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain after midnight, mixing with snow after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Temperature rising to near 62 by noon, then falling to around 56 during the remainder of the day. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tonight
Rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 4am, then a chance of sleet between 4am and 5am, then a chance of snow and sleet after 5am. Low around 28. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of snow, mixing with rain after 11am, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. East northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of rain before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Friday Night
A chance of rain after midnight, mixing with snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow before 7am, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Saturday Night
Rain likely before 5am, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
Palos Heights IL
 41.67°N 87.81°W
7:18 am CST Feb 20, 2018
8am CST Feb 20, 2018-6pm CST Feb 26, 2018
 
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