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Severe thunderstorms possible from the upper Midwest to the lower Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, a few tornadoes and some hail are expected across much of Arkansas and southern Missouri Wednesday. Isolated severe thunderstorms with damaging wind are also expected across Illinois during the day and across the lower Mississippi Valley overnight. Heavy rain with localized flooding is also possible in these areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Overcast and Breezy

68°F

20°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 21 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.42 in (995.9 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Apr 8:51 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Plaines IL

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 49. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 53. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light west  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 58 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 52.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 63.

    Showers

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 49. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 53. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light west after midnight.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 52.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 63.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 45.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
Des Plaines IL
 42.02°N 87.9°W
9:20 am CDT Apr 26, 2017
9am CDT Apr 26, 2017-6pm CDT May 2, 2017
 
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