Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains

Strong thunderstorms with damaging winds and hail are possible across the central Plains today. Strong storms are also possible in eastern portions of New York State, Pennsylvania and southern New England. 100 degree heat continues across the southwest and builds into the Inter-mountain west.
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Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

67°F

19°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1021.4 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Jun 4:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Palatine IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light north  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light north in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Palatine IL
 42.13°N 88.01°W
4:18 pm CDT Jun 28, 2016
5pm CDT Jun 28, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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