Heavy Rainfall and Severe Thunderstorms Possible Across the Central U.S.; Hurricane Lane Continues Westward Across the Central Pacific

An area of low pressure moving across the Central U.S. will continue to bring heavy rainfall and flash flooding across parts of that region, along with the threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening. Meanwhile, swells from Hurricane Lane are reaching parts of Hawaii today, with some additional impacts possible later this week, depending on the storm's track. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lewis University Airport (KLOT)

Lat: 41.6°NLon: 88.1°WElev: 669ft.

Overcast

73°F

23°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed SE 12 G 17 mph
Barometer 29.84 in
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 1:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Plainfield IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  High near 79. East southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 1am, then a slight chance of showers after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

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

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. High near 79. East southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 1am, then a slight chance of showers after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 66. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. 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.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Plainfield IL
 41.64°N 88.19°W
1:20 pm CDT Aug 20, 2018
1pm CDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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