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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Joliet Regional Airport (KJOT)

Lat: 41.52°NLon: 88.18°WElev: 572ft.

Fair

32°F

0°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.49 in
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 22 Mar 8:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Preston Heights IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 47 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 45 by 8pm, then rising to around 49 during the remainder of the night. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 69 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  High near 62. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 62.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to near 45 by 8pm, then rising to around 49 during the remainder of the night. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. High near 62. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 62.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Monday
A chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Preston Heights IL
 41.46°N 88.06°W
8:16 pm CDT Mar 22, 2017
9pm CDT Mar 22, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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