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Very Heavy Rain, Severe Thunderstorms, and High Flash Flood Risk moves into the Mississippi Valley and Midwest

Thunderstorms, some severe, with very heavy rain have moved into the Mid South and Tennessee Valley today. Flash flooding and severe thunderstorms will be possible from the central Gulf Coast to the Upper Great Lakes. The greatest threat of excessive rains will be in portions of the Lower and Middle Mississippi Valleys. This storm system has a history of producing life threatening flash floods. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

Fog/Mist

46°F

8°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed NE 15 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1009.4 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill40°F (4°C)
Last update 30 Apr 2:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport IL

Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 1, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 49. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 49 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 47. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 56 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 49. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 47. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport IL
 41.9°N 88.26°W
2:21 pm CDT Apr 30, 2017
3pm CDT Apr 30, 2017-6pm CDT May 6, 2017
 
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