Severe Weather and Heavy Rain for the Southern U.S.

A potent storm system will roll across the Southern tier of the U.S. over the next two days. As a result, severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes are possible from the southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley into the South and Southeast. Also, heavy rain from these thunderstorms may cause some flood concerns, especially in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Overcast

45°F

7°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.5 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill40°F (4°C)
Last update 23 Apr 4:51 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Des Plaines IL

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south southeast  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. East northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. East northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Breezy.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
Des Plaines IL
 42.04°N 87.9°W
5:15 am CDT Apr 23, 2021
5am CDT Apr 23, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 29, 2021
 
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