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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 >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (KORD)

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Overcast

78°F

26°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed E 14 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.1 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 21 Jul 5:51 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Elmhurst IL

Flash Flood Watch until July 22, 09:00am
Severe T-storm Watch until July 22, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until July 22, 09:00am
    Severe T-storm Watch until July 22, 12:00am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 76. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 98. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 76. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 98. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Elmhurst IL
 41.89°N 87.94°W
5:17 pm CDT Jul 21, 2017
6pm CDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 28, 2017
 
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