Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

39°F

4°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 May 4:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Palatine IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °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 10 to 15 mph.  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 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 38. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 38 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 60. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. West wind 5 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 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 38. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 60. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Palatine IL
 42.13°N 88.01°W
4:16 am CDT May 3, 2016
5am CDT May 3, 2016-6pm CDT May 9, 2016
 
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