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Severe Thunderstorms in the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms move into the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley this afternoon; and into the Gulf States on Saturday. Storms may contain very heavy rain,large hail, and damaging winds. High fire danger caused by hot and dry conditions, and strong winds continue in the southern Plains, while an active weather pattern keeps conditions wet with heavy mountain snows out west. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Mostly Cloudy

52°F

11°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.9 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 24 Mar 6:51 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Plaines IL

  • Today

    Today: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Breezy.
    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm.  Low around 45. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 55. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 4am, then showers likely after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 47. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 59. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 56 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm. Low around 45. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 55. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 4am, then showers likely after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 47. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A chance of showers before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 59. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
Des Plaines IL
 42.02°N 87.9°W
6:18 am CDT Mar 24, 2017
7am CDT Mar 24, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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