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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

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

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Partly Cloudy

34°F

1°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed NE 10 mph
Barometer 30.51 in (1033.9 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 22 Mar 4:51 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Itasca IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 50 by 5am. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 68 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers.  High near 58. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 58 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 60.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 50 by 5am. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers. High near 58. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 60.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Monday
A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Itasca IL
 42°N 88.02°W
4:17 pm CDT Mar 22, 2017
5pm CDT Mar 22, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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