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Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding for parts of Upper Midwest, Four Corners region

Showers and thunderstorms are expected across parts of the Upper Midwest on Friday. Heavy rain from these storms could lead to isolated flash flooding. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding across parts of Upper Midwest and Four Corners region. Isolated flash flooding is also possible across parts of the Four Corners region and Desert Southwest. Remember, Turn Around, Don't Drown!
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 4 Sep 12:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wilmette IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Labor
    Day

    Labor Day: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Labor Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Wilmette IL
 42.08°N 87.72°W
1:19 pm CDT Sep 4, 2015
1pm CDT Sep 4, 2015-6pm CDT Sep 10, 2015
 
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