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Sprawling Storm System Bringing Impactful Weather To Western and Central U.S. Through Midweek

A large storm system will extend from the West Coast to the Great Lakes during the next couple days bringing hazardous weather to many parts of the country. Heavy snow is expected in the higher terrain of the West, along with very strong winds. Snow and ice will disrupt travel in parts of the Midwest, and heavy rain could cause widespread flooding in the Mississippi Valley and Great Lakes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fog/Mist

40°F

4°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 19 Feb 6:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Mount Prospect IL

Flood Watch February 19, 06:00pm until February 21, 06:00am
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Flood Watch
  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Areas of dense fog. High near 53. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Areas Dense
    Fog

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog before 3am. Low around 51. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 61. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain before 2am, then a chance of rain and sleet between 2am and 4am, then a chance of snow and sleet after 4am.  Low around 29. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain then
    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 29 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37. North wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain and snow before 9am, then a chance of rain between 9am and noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Washington's Birthday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Areas of dense fog. High near 53. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before 3am. Low around 51. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 61. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Rain before 2am, then a chance of rain and sleet between 2am and 4am, then a chance of snow and sleet after 4am. Low around 29. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. North wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow before 9am, then a chance of rain between 9am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow between midnight and 3am, then a chance of snow after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
Mount Prospect IL
 42.06°N 87.93°W
6:18 am CST Feb 19, 2018
6am CST Feb 19, 2018-6pm CST Feb 25, 2018
 
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