Florence Moving Through the Northeast; Heavy Rain in the Midwest; Ongoing Historic Flooding in the Carolinas

Heavy rain and flash flooding associated with Post Tropical Florence has spread into portions of the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, and New England. Major to record flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks. Tropical moisture in the southwest will combine with a stationary boundary extending into the Midwest with potential for heavy rain and local flash flooding across the area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (KORD)

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Mostly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.2 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Sep 5:51 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Plaines IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 10am and 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. East northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 96. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 10am and 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. East northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 96. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Des Plaines IL
 42.04°N 87.9°W
6:17 pm CDT Sep 18, 2018
6pm CDT Sep 18, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 25, 2018
 
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