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

Joliet Regional Airport (KJOT)

Lat: 41.52°NLon: 88.18°WElev: 572ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 18 Sep 12:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joliet IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. East wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Joliet IL
 41.52°N 88.11°W
12:17 pm CDT Sep 18, 2018
12pm CDT Sep 18, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 24, 2018
 
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