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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Mostly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 20 Aug 12:51 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Plaines IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Des Plaines IL
 42.04°N 87.9°W
1:18 pm CDT Aug 20, 2017
1pm CDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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