Severe Weather Across the Northern Tier of the Country; Heat Builds Across the Center of the Nation

A frontal boundary will focus the threat for showers and thunderstorms, some severe, across the northern tier of the country through Tuesday. Meanwhile, dangerous heat will expand across the center of the nation through at least the middle of the week. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions will persist across the Great Basin, portions of the Plains and interior Alaska. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 4 Jul 3:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

West Chicago IL

Heat Advisory July 5, 12:00pm until July 5, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 84. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 106. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Independence Day
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 84. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 106. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the evening.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
West Chicago IL
 41.9°N 88.23°W
3:15 pm CDT Jul 4, 2022
4pm CDT Jul 4, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 11, 2022
 
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