Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Heavy rain has come to an end across the Northeast U.S. as Florence moves into the Atlantic, but major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks as Florence's rainfall makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (KORD)

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Overcast

68°F

20°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Sep 7:51 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

River Forest IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Breezy.
    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
River Forest IL
 41.88°N 87.82°W
7:17 am CDT Sep 19, 2018
8am CDT Sep 19, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 25, 2018
 
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