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Critical Fire Weather Conditions from Great Basin to Northern Rockies

Parts of the western U.S. will return to dry and windy conditions on Wednesday which will lead to the potential for rapid fire spread. There are numerous ongoing wildfires in this part of the country. Red Flag Warnings are in effect for portions of several states including California, Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (KORD)

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Partly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Sep 2:51 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SSE Lincolnwood IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 96. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 96. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Labor Day
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SSE Lincolnwood IL
 41.95°N 87.7°W
3:17 am CDT Sep 2, 2015
3am CDT Sep 2, 2015-6pm CDT Sep 8, 2015
 
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