National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Severe weather possible for parts of Mississippi, Tennessee and Ohio Valleys

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe weather Thursday afternoon and evening. Scattered strong to severe storms are expected to develop from southern Mo. across Ark. and into northern La. during the afternoon hours before spreading eastward into western portions Tenn. and Ky., northwest Miss. and southern Ill. during the evening. The main threat will be damaging winds.
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Current Conditions

Cook County

Zone Forecast

  • Today Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers late in the afternoon. Breezy. Highs from the mid 50s along the north shore to the mid 60s city and south suburbs. East winds 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast 10 to 20 mph this morning and increasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 35 mph.
  • Tonight Showers and isolated thunderstorms in the evening and early morning...tapering to a chance of showers during the predawn hours. Lows in the upper 40s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph in the evening shifting to the southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
  • Friday Mostly sunny. Breezy and mild with highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy. A chance of sprinkles in the evening...then a slight chance of light showers after midnight. Lows from around 40 north suburbs to the mid 40s city and south. west winds around 10 mph becoming northeast. Chance of measurable precipitation 20 percent.
  • Saturday Partly sunny. Highs from the upper 40s near the lake to the mid 50s inland...then temperatures falling into the mid 40s by evening. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows from the upper 30s far north to the lower 40s city and south.
  • Sunday Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs from the upper 40s near the lake to near 60 far west and south suburbs.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows 40 to 45.
  • Monday And Monday Night Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the mid 50s...but cooler near the lake. Lows in the lower 40s.
  • Tuesday Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 50s...but cooler near the lake.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s.
  • Wednesday Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs around 50...except 40s near the lake.