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Severe Thunderstorms in the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms are forecast for the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley this afternoon and evening; with an enhanced threat, including a chance for tornadoes, in the ArkLaTex area. 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 / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

Mostly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 30%
Wind Speed W 12 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.5 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 24 Mar 4:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Elgin IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then showers likely between midnight and 1am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Patchy fog after 10pm. Low around 42. West wind around 10 mph becoming east northeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Patchy fog before 1pm. High near 50. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 47. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 60. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 45 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of rain after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 57.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then showers likely between midnight and 1am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Patchy fog after 10pm. Low around 42. West wind around 10 mph becoming east northeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog before 1pm. High near 50. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 47. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain. High near 60. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of rain after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 57.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 51.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
Elgin IL
 42.03°N 88.28°W
5:18 pm CDT Mar 24, 2017
5pm CDT Mar 24, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 31, 2017
 
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