Heavy Rain and Thunderstorms Expected in the Midwest

Showers and scattered thunderstorms are expected in the Central U.S., from Oklahoma up to the northern Great Lakes. The potential exists for 1 to 2 inches of rainfall, with the greatest amounts likely across northern Oklahoma and eastern Kansas. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding. Some of the thunderstorms could be severe, with hail and damaging winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.4 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 26 Aug 2:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Winnetka IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 78. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °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 slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 78. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind around 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Winnetka IL
 42.1°N 87.75°W
2:16 pm CDT Aug 26, 2016
3pm CDT Aug 26, 2016-6pm CDT Sep 1, 2016
 
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