Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Greater Kankakee Airport (KIKK)

Lat: 41.07°NLon: 87.85°WElev: 617ft.

Fog/Mist

68°F

20°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Last update 18 Aug 5:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Herscher IL

  • Today

    Today: Widespread haze after 7am. Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 83. Light north wind becoming north northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Haze

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Widespread haze after 7am. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 83. Light north wind becoming north northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Herscher IL
 41.04°N 88.08°W
5:17 am CDT Aug 18, 2018
5am CDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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