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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

42°F

6°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed S 14 mph
Barometer 30.35 in (1028.6 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 23 Mar 11:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Winnetka IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 43 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers or sprinkles before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 49 by 5am. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 47. South southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Occasional showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 1pm. High near 47. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Intermittent showers.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Intermittent
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Intermittent showers.  Patchy fog before 1pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Intermittent
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers or sprinkles before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 49 by 5am. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 47. South southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Occasional showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Patchy fog before 1pm. High near 47. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Intermittent showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
Intermittent showers. Patchy fog before 1pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Monday
A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Winnetka IL
 42.1°N 87.75°W
12:17 pm CDT Mar 23, 2017
12pm CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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