An Active Weather Wednesday

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible on Wednesday in parts of the Ohio Valley, Upper Mississippi Valley and south-central Plains. These storms may produce heavy rain and flooding in the Ohio Valley. Meanwhile, a strong cold front will sweep through the Northwest U.S. with rain, mountain snow and high winds. Finally, heat and record high temperatures are likely across the Southern U.S. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Overcast

55°F

13°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.6 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill54°F (12°C)
Last update 18 May 4:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Palatine IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 51. East southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers. Cloudy, with a low around 51. East southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Palatine IL
 42.11°N 88.04°W
5:16 am CDT May 18, 2022
5am CDT May 18, 2022-6pm CDT May 24, 2022
 
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