Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

Partly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 16 Aug 10:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

West Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
West Chicago IL
 41.9°N 88.23°W
10:16 am CDT Aug 16, 2018
11am CDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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