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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

A Few Clouds

85°F

29°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 19 Aug 3:51 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Plaines IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Des Plaines IL
 42.02°N 87.9°W
2:17 pm CDT Aug 19, 2017
4pm CDT Aug 19, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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