Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Is Expected Through The Plains; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West into Upper Midwest; Major Hurricane Lane Moves Into The Central Pacific

Thunderstorms with heavy to excessive rain is expected across much of the Plains, as a weather system moves into the region. Meanwhile, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in western North America are requiring air quality alerts throughout the West into the Upper Midwest. Finally, Major Hurricane Lane continues to track almost due west, transitioning from the Eastern to Central Pacific Ocean. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago/Waukegan Regional Airport (KUGN)

Lat: 42.43°NLon: 87.86°WElev: 709ft.

Fog/Mist

64°F

18°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 4:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Bluff IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Low around 67. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Low around 67. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 2pm, then a chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Bluff IL
 42.28°N 87.85°W
4:16 am CDT Aug 19, 2018
5am CDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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