Severe Thunderstorm and Fire Weather Threats in the Central U.S. Today; Strong Storm in Western Alaska

There is an Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) for severe thunderstorms today with threats for significant severe hail and tornado potential over southern Iowa into northern Missouri and west-central Illinois. Elevated to critical fire weather is possible today due to gusty winds and dry conditions over parts of the southern High Plains and northeastern Montana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

A Few Clouds

64°F

18°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed E 16 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.1 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Apr 9:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Batavia IL

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before midnight, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Low around 62. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Scattered
    T-storms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 65. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 62 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before midnight, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Low around 62. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 65. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers likely before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Saturday Night
Areas of frost after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Sunday
Areas of frost. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Batavia IL
 41.86°N 88.29°W
9:43 am CDT Apr 16, 2024
10am CDT Apr 16, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 22, 2024
 
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