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Very heavy rainfall and flooding possible in central and southern U.S. on Tuesday and Wednesday

A slow-moving front will bring multiple waves of heavy rain across a swath of the central and southern U.S., from Texas up to Michigan on Tuesday and into Wednesday. Parts of the ArkLaTex region could see 5 to 7 inches of rain on Wednesday. Freezing rain will also be possible in the Upper Midwest over next couple days, with snow in the Northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes on Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

59°F

15°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SW 12 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1009.9 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 20 Feb 5:51 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Plaines IL

Flood Watch until February 21, 06:00am
Flood Advisory until February 21, 03:43pm
Flood Warning until February 20, 10:45am
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Flood Watch
Flood Advisory
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    Flood Watch until February 21, 06:00am
    Flood Advisory until February 21, 03:43pm
    Flood Warning until February 20, 10:45am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Today

    Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog before 8am, then patchy fog after 2pm. Temperature falling to around 52 by 5pm. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 3am, then a slight chance of snow and sleet between 3am and 4am, then a slight chance of snow after 4am.  Low around 26. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.

    Rain then
    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 34. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39. East northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Chance Rain

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of rain before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 45 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain and snow between midnight and 3am, then a chance of snow after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before 8am, then patchy fog after 2pm. Temperature falling to around 52 by 5pm. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tonight
Rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 3am, then a slight chance of snow and sleet between 3am and 4am, then a slight chance of snow after 4am. Low around 26. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39. East northeast wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 33.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of rain before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow between midnight and 3am, then a chance of snow after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow before 9am, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Saturday Night
Rain likely before 3am, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Des Plaines IL
 42.04°N 87.87°W
5:36 am CST Feb 20, 2018
6am CST Feb 20, 2018-6pm CST Feb 26, 2018
 
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