Powerful Storm Approaching Western Alaska; Well Below Normal Temperatures in the Northern Plains

A powerful Fall storm is forecast to impact the Northwest and West-Central coasts of Alaska into the weekend with gale to storm-force winds, coastal flooding, high surf, beach erosion and inland high winds. Much below normal temperatures will prevail across the northern Plains into the Great Lakes Thursday and Friday and the East Coast this weekend behind a strong cold front. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

Partly Cloudy

53°F

12°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Oct 7:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

West Chicago IL

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Widespread frost, mainly after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 32. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Frost

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Widespread frost, mainly before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Frost then
    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Areas of frost after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Clear
    then Areas
    Frost

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Areas of frost before 7am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 64.

    Areas Frost
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Columbus
    Day

    Columbus Day: Sunny, with a high near 66.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Widespread frost, mainly after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 32. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.
Saturday
Widespread frost, mainly before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 57. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Areas of frost after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Sunday
Areas of frost before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 64.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Columbus Day
Sunny, with a high near 66.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
West Chicago IL
 41.88°N 88.2°W
8:15 am CDT Oct 6, 2022
8am CDT Oct 6, 2022-6pm CDT Oct 12, 2022
 
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