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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.

Overcast

15°C

59°F

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SW 15 km/h
Barometer 1010.8 mb (29.85 in)
Dewpoint 13°C (56°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 20 Feb 7:51 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 after 2pm. Temperature falling to around 11 by 5pm. South southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 15 °C

  • 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 -3. Northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of a centimeter possible.  Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.

    Rain then
    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    Low: -3 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 1. North northwest wind around 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 1 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. North northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -3 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. East northeast wind around 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 4 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 1.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Chance Rain

    Low: 1 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of rain before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 7.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 7 °C

  • 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 1.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 1 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog after 2pm. Temperature falling to around 11 by 5pm. South southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm 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 -3. Northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of a centimeter possible. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 1. North northwest wind around 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -3. North northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 4. East northeast wind around 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 1.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of rain before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 7.
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 1.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow before 9am, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 7.
Saturday Night
Rain likely before 3am, then a chance of rain and snow between 3am and 5am, then a chance of snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 7.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 8.
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Point Forecast:
Des Plaines IL
 42.04°N 87.9°W
8:18 am CST Feb 20, 2018
8am CST Feb 20, 2018-6pm CST Feb 26, 2018
 
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