Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the West; Strong Cold Front Moves Over the Central U.S.

Dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions across a broad portion of the western U.S. and into the Plains. Elsewhere, a strong cold front will push across the central U.S. Showers and thunderstorms will be common ahead of the front, with a dramatic drop in temperatures and a return to below normal readings in its wake. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Light Rain

58°F

14°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1010.4 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Sep 9:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Highland Park IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers.  Low around 53. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers. Low around 53. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Thursday
A chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
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Point Forecast:
Highland Park IL
 42.19°N 87.8°W
9:15 pm CDT Sep 27, 2020
10pm CDT Sep 27, 2020-6pm CDT Oct 4, 2020
 
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