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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Light Rain

49°F

9°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed W 12 mph
Barometer 29.54 in (1000.5 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 24 Oct 2:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Prospect Heights IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers.  Low around 46. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers.  Temperature falling to around 42 by 4pm. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 10pm.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 35. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 35 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 45 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers. Low around 46. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers. Temperature falling to around 42 by 4pm. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 35. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Monday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Prospect Heights IL
 42.09°N 87.92°W
2:18 am CDT Oct 24, 2017
3am CDT Oct 24, 2017-6pm CDT Oct 30, 2017
 
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