Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

Partly Cloudy with Haze

75°F

24°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.2 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 10:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Algonquin IL

  • Today

    Today: Occasional showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Temperature falling to around 72 by 5pm. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 54. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 75. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Occasional showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Temperature falling to around 72 by 5pm. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers. Low around 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 54. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Algonquin IL
 42.17°N 88.3°W
10:17 am CDT Aug 20, 2018
11am CDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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