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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Greater Kankakee Airport (KIKK)

Lat: 41.07°NLon: 87.85°WElev: 617ft.

Partly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index96°F (36°C)
Last update 20 Jul 3:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Rensselaer IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Heat index values as high as 96. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 101. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Heat index values as high as 96. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 101. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Rensselaer IN
 40.94°N 87.19°W
3:18 pm CDT Jul 20, 2017
3pm CDT Jul 20, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 26, 2017
 
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