Severe Thunderstorm and Critical Fire Weather Threats in the Central U.S. Tuesday

There is an Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) for severe thunderstorms Tuesday with threats for significant severe hail and tornado potential over southern Iowa into northern Missouri and west-central Illinois. Elevated to critical fire weather is possible Tuesday due to gusty winds and dry conditions over parts of the southern High Plains and northeastern Montana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

Fair

54°F

12°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 16 Apr 12:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Saint Charles IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 72. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Low around 60. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 57.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 72. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Low around 60. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Saint Charles IL
 41.92°N 88.29°W
1:28 am CDT Apr 16, 2024
1am CDT Apr 16, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 22, 2024
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database