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Heavy Rain and Flooding, and Significant Wintry Impacts for the Central U.S.

A strong frontal boundary slowing as it moves into the central U.S. will tap into deep moisture to produce heavy rain and flooding, and a significant ice storm. Rain totals up to 7 inches, with isolated higher amounts, will be possible. Significant icing up to a third of an inch may occur in the central Plains and Middle Missouri Valley. Continued cold weather with snow to low elevations out west. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Overcast

66°F

19°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed S 17 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1009.2 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Feb 12:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Cary IL

Flood Watch until February 20, 06:00pm
Flood Warning February 20, 10:30pm until February 22, 12:00am
Flood Warning until February 21, 10:45am
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Flood Watch
Flood Warning
Flood Warning
  •  
    Flood Watch until February 20, 06:00pm
    Flood Warning until February 21, 10:45am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Areas of fog before 5pm. High near 57. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Areas Fog

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 2am, then a chance of sleet between 2am and 3am.  Low around 24. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  Little or no sleet accumulation expected.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 38 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of rain or freezing rain before midnight, then a chance of rain between midnight and 1am, then a chance of freezing rain after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of freezing rain before 7am, then a chance of rain between 7am and noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 44 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain and snow between midnight and 1am, then a chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Areas of fog before 5pm. High near 57. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 2am, then a chance of sleet between 2am and 3am. Low around 24. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Little or no sleet accumulation expected.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain or freezing rain before midnight, then a chance of rain between midnight and 1am, then a chance of freezing rain after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of freezing rain before 7am, then a chance of rain between 7am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow between midnight and 1am, then a chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Saturday
A chance of snow before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow between 9am and 10am, then a chance of rain after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Saturday Night
Rain likely before 2am, then a chance of rain and snow between 2am and 4am, then a chance of snow after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
Cary IL
 42.21°N 88.24°W
1:08 pm CST Feb 20, 2018
1pm CST Feb 20, 2018-6pm CST Feb 26, 2018
 
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