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Erika dissipates, Eastern Pacific tropics remain active

Erika has dissipated as a tropical cyclone and the National Hurricane Center has discontinued advisories for the system. The remnants of Erika could still produce rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches or more, along with gusty winds, across southern and central Florida beginning on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Eastern Pacific remains active, with advisories continuing to be issued for Jimena and Ignacio.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fog/Mist

66°F

19°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 29 Aug 11:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Mundelein IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  High near 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Light south southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. High near 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Light south southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Mundelein IL
 42.26°N 88°W
11:17 am CDT Aug 29, 2015
12pm CDT Aug 29, 2015-6pm CDT Sep 4, 2015
 
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