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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

Partly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1010.5 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 21 Jul 7:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Elgin IL

Flood Warning until further notice
Flash Flood Watch until July 22, 09:00am
Severe T-storm Watch until July 22, 12:00am
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Flood Warning until further notice
Flash Flood Watch
Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Flood Warning until further notice
    Flash Flood Watch until July 22, 09:00am
    Severe T-storm Watch until July 22, 12:00am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 98. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 98. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. North wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Elgin IL
 42.03°N 88.28°W
7:16 pm CDT Jul 21, 2017
8pm CDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 28, 2017
 
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