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.

A Few Clouds

89°F

32°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.6 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index100°F (38°C)
Last update 23 Jul 1:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wilmette IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 82. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 82. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Wilmette IL
 42.08°N 87.72°W
1:16 pm CDT Jul 23, 2016
2pm CDT Jul 23, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 29, 2016
 
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