Fire Weather and Monsoon Threats in the West; Heavy Rain in the Plains and Northeast

Monsoon moisture will continue to bring strong winds, potential for dust storms, and localized flash flooding to the Southwest. Moisture spreading north across the Great Basin and Northwestern states my develop into isolated dry thunderstorms, which could start new fires and increase activity on existing fires. Very heavy rain continues in the Plains and Mississippi Valley; and Northeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (KORD)

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Mostly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.6 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 14 Aug 1:51 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Downers Grove IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. North northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 80. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Downers Grove IL
 41.8°N 88°W
1:18 pm CDT Aug 14, 2018
2pm CDT Aug 14, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2018
 
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