Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

45°F

7°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NE 15 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 30 Apr 8:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Elgin IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely before 10pm, then patchy drizzle with a chance of showers after 10pm.  Areas of fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 42. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 52. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely before 10pm, then patchy drizzle with a chance of showers after 10pm. Areas of fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 42. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 52. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Elgin IL
 42.03°N 88.28°W
9:16 pm CDT Apr 30, 2016
9pm CDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm CDT May 7, 2016
 
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