Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

Partly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed S 15 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Heat Index97°F (36°C)
Last update 24 Jul 10:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Elgin IL

Heat Advisory until July 24, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 24, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sun

    Heat Advisory

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 105. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 66. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 105. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 66. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Elgin IL
 42.03°N 88.28°W
11:17 am CDT Jul 24, 2016
11am CDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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