Severe Thunderstorms in the Midwest and Heavy Snow in the Northern Rockies on Wednesday

Scattered severe thunderstorms (Slight Risk Level 2 of 5) are possible Wednesday afternoon and evening from southern Lower Michigan into parts of the Midwest/Ohio Valley. A cold front sweeping across the north-central U.S. will bring additional heavy snow along the mountains and foothills of the northern Rockies into Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Mostly Cloudy

63°F

17°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SW 20 G 36 mph
Barometer 29.57 in (1001.0 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Apr 9:51 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Elmhurst IL

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then a slight chance of showers between 11am and 3pm.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 63. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 48. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers, mainly after 1pm.  High near 61. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely before 1am.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 43. North northeast wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 58.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then a slight chance of showers between 11am and 3pm. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 63. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 48. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Thursday
Showers, mainly after 1pm. High near 61. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers likely before 1am. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 43. North northeast wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 57. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Breezy.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Elmhurst IL
 41.91°N 87.94°W
9:42 am CDT Apr 17, 2024
10am CDT Apr 17, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 23, 2024
 
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