Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lewis University Airport (KLOT)

Lat: 41.6°NLon: 88.1°WElev: 669ft.

Fair

60°F

16°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed SE 15 G 18 mph
Barometer 30.32 in
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Sep 9:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Darien IL

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 49. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 49. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Darien IL
 41.72°N 87.95°W
9:15 am CDT Sep 22, 2018
10am CDT Sep 22, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 28, 2018
 
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