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Severe Thunderstorm Threats and Areas of Heavy Rain This Week

A weather system producing areas of heavy rain will slowly move northeast along the east coast into mid-week. Meanwhile, a new weather system may produce severe thunderstorms potentially containing large hail, damaging winds, and isolated tornadoes in the Plains and Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain and flash flooding may also develop Wednesday for the Mississippi Valley and Upper Great Lakes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed E 9 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.57 in (1001.1 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Apr 3:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wilmette IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely.  Low around 49. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 53.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely. Low around 49. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 53.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 61.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 44.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
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Point Forecast:
Wilmette IL
 42.08°N 87.72°W
3:17 pm CDT Apr 25, 2017
4pm CDT Apr 25, 2017-6pm CDT May 2, 2017
 
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