Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lansing Municipal Airport (KIGQ)

Lat: 41.54°NLon: 87.53°WElev: 607ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 29.90 in
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 9:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Heights IL

  • Today

    Today: Occasional showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  High near 80. East southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 76. North northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Occasional showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. High near 80. East southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76. North northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Heights IL
 41.51°N 87.64°W
9:17 am CDT Aug 20, 2018
9am CDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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