Notice of NWS' New Version of Forecast
A new version of Forecast is coming soon!
Click here to visit the new site for details.

High Winds Creating Critical Fire Weather Threats in California; Heavy Rains Along Gulf Coast

Strong to high winds are creating critical fire weather conditions across much of California, and explosive fire growth in Southern California. Wind gradients gradually weaken Sunday and through mid next week. Conversely, very wet conditions will develop this week as week along the Gulf Coast; and unsettled weather pattern to the north with snow from the Great Basin to the High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

34°F

1°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in (1017.5 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Dec 6:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Wheeling IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 5am. Patchy freezing fog after 5am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 28. East northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Freezing Fog
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after noon.  Patchy fog before 7am. Patchy freezing fog before 7am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 41. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Patchy
    Freezing Fog
    and Patchy
    Fog then
    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of drizzle.  Areas of fog after 8pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 34. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Drizzle and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of drizzle after noon.  Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Areas Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    Drizzle

    High: 43 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 5am. Patchy freezing fog after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 28. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Patchy fog before 7am. Patchy freezing fog before 7am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 41. East wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of drizzle. Areas of fog after 8pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 34. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of drizzle after noon. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow before 5pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Wheeling IL
 42.13°N 87.92°W
6:18 pm CST Dec 16, 2017
7pm CST Dec 16, 2017-6pm CST Dec 23, 2017
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database