Scorching Heat West and South-Central; Monsoon Threats; Areas of Heavy Rain

Excessive heat continues in the West and South-Central U.S. Temperatures heat up in the west next week with 90s and 100s north to as high as 127 in the desert. Monsoon flow also continues with threats of flash floods, dust storms, and dry thunderstorms. A low system may produce excessive rain to portions of the Middle Atlantic. Areas of heavy rain from the Gulf to the Great Lakes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joliet Regional Airport (KJOT)

Lat: 41.52°NLon: 88.18°WElev: 572ft.

Overcast

80°F

27°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed N 12 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.78 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 21 Jul 3:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Joliet IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 67. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 87.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 77. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 67. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 78. North northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Joliet IL
 41.52°N 88.11°W
3:17 pm CDT Jul 21, 2018
4pm CDT Jul 21, 2018-6pm CDT Jul 28, 2018
 
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