Powerful Storm Approaching Western Alaska; Well Below Normal Temperatures in the Northern Plains

A powerful Fall storm is forecast to impact the Northwest and West-Central coasts of Alaska into the weekend with gale to storm-force winds, coastal flooding, high surf, beach erosion and inland high winds. Much below normal temperatures will prevail across the northern Plains into the Great Lakes Thursday and Friday and the East Coast this weekend behind a strong cold front. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Overcast

65°F

18°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Oct 10:51 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

River Forest IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of sprinkles before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 2am, then a chance of sprinkles after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely after 1pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 53. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 57.

    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of sprinkles before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 2am, then a chance of sprinkles after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Showers likely after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Columbus Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
River Forest IL
 41.88°N 87.82°W
10:15 pm CDT Oct 5, 2022
10pm CDT Oct 5, 2022-6pm CDT Oct 12, 2022
 
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