Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Partly Cloudy

52°F

11°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 30.31 in (1026.4 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill49°F (9°C)
Last update 22 Sep 4:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Cary IL

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 64. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 45. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Light east southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 64. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 45. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 70. Light east southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. East wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
Cary IL
 42.21°N 88.24°W
6:15 am CDT Sep 22, 2018
6am CDT Sep 22, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 28, 2018
 
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