Critical Fire Weather For Parts of the Central U.S. and Guam; Cold Front to Move Through the Great Lakes

Dry conditions and gusty winds will contribute to critical fire weather across parts of Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Guam, and the Dakotas today. A cold front crossing the Great Lakes will bring periods of rain showers and some higher elevation snow showers to the Midwest, Great Lakes, Ohio Valley, and Northeast Tuesday into Wednesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

58°F

14°C

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.9 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Apr 9:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Vernon Hills IL

  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers between 8pm and 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind around 15 mph becoming north in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 47. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Widespread frost, mainly between midnight and 4am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 33.

    Mostly Clear
    then Frost

    Low: 33 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Widespread frost, mainly before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 58.

    Frost then
    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Breezy.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers between 8pm and 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind around 15 mph becoming north in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 47. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Widespread frost, mainly between midnight and 4am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Thursday
Widespread frost, mainly before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 58.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
Showers likely after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Breezy.
Friday Night
Showers. Cloudy, with a low around 57. Breezy.
Saturday
Showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Vernon Hills IL
 42.24°N 87.97°W
5:56 am CDT Apr 22, 2024
10am CDT Apr 22, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 28, 2024
 
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