Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 23 Jul 3:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Vernon Hills IL

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 103. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 98. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 103. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Vernon Hills IL
 42.24°N 87.97°W
3:16 am CDT Jul 23, 2016
4am CDT Jul 23, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 29, 2016
 
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