Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats From the Lower Mississippi Valley Into the Mid-Atlantic; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy rainfall will continue through midweek from the lower Mississippi Valley to the Mid-Atlantic. Elevated to critical fire weather threat continues across the Central Great Basin and the Central Rockies; and there is an elevated fire risk from southwestern Oregon to northern California. Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and the Carolinas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

62°F

17°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Sep 7:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Palatine IL

  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 72. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Drizzle likely with a chance of rain, mainly before 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Drizzle
    Likely

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of drizzle and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. West northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 72. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Drizzle likely with a chance of rain, mainly before 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of drizzle and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Friday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Palatine IL
 42.11°N 88.04°W
8:35 am CDT Sep 24, 2018
8am CDT Sep 24, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 30, 2018
 
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