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Strong Winds and Critical Fire Weather Conditions Likely over California

Critical fire weather conditions will continue over portions of California today. Very strong winds with gusts over 60 mph combined with dry humidity values will create an environment conducive to extreme fire danger and explosive fire growth over southern California. Winds are expected to diminish later today and tonight. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Fog/Mist

37°F

3°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 17 Dec 10:51 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Plaines IL

  • Today

    Today: Cloudy, with a high near 37. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Cloudy

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Occasional drizzle between 7pm and 1am.  Patchy fog after 7pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 34. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Cloudy

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of rain after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Cloudy, with a high near 37. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
Occasional drizzle between 7pm and 1am. Patchy fog after 7pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 34. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
Des Plaines IL
 42.02°N 87.9°W
10:20 am CST Dec 17, 2017
11am CST Dec 17, 2017-6pm CST Dec 23, 2017
 
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