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 / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

A Few Clouds with Haze

87°F

31°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed W 8 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 14 Aug 1:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

West Chicago IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. 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: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. North 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 65.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. 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 79. 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 68. 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 wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
West Chicago IL
 41.88°N 88.2°W
2:17 pm CDT Aug 14, 2018
2pm CDT Aug 14, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2018
 
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