Severe Thunderstorms and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.; A Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

A slow moving cold front will bring multiple rounds of widespread heavy rain, localized flash flooding, and severe thunderstorms from the central Plains into the Great Lakes through Saturday. A dangerous heatwave with record breaking and triple digit temperatures is expected this weekend into next week over the Northwest U.S. Excessive Heat Watches and Warnings have been issued. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Mostly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Jun 11:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Highland Park IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3am.  Cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11am.  High near 80. Southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm.  Low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 81. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2am.  Low around 68. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11am. High near 80. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 81. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2am. Low around 68. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Highland Park IL
 42.19°N 87.8°W
11:15 pm CDT Jun 24, 2021
12am CDT Jun 25, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 30, 2021
 
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