Active Weather Pattern To Persist Over The Eastern U.S Through Midweek

A slow moving low pressure system will bring rounds of showers and thunderstorms from the Middle Atlantic to the Southeast U.S over the next couple of days. Some of the storms could be severe especially over the Southeast. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Overcast

63°F

17°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.6 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 May 12:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mettawa IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am.  Low around 46. West southwest wind around 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 51 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 38. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 57. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 4am. Low around 46. West southwest wind around 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 38. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 57. North wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Mettawa IL
 42.24°N 87.91°W
12:25 pm CDT May 3, 2016
1pm CDT May 3, 2016-6pm CDT May 9, 2016
 
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