Severe Storms Expected Across Upper Midwest; Heat Advisories in the Plains

Strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail, heavy rain, and a few tornadoes are expected across the Upper Mississippi Valley, which includes the Twin Cities metro area. Meanwhile, heat advisories are in effect across the central and southern Plains, including the Kansas City metro area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Partly Cloudy

90°F

32°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 9 Aug 12:51 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Franklin Park IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 95. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Northeast wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 97. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 95. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Northeast wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Franklin Park IL
 41.93°N 87.88°W
1:15 pm CDT Aug 9, 2020
1pm CDT Aug 9, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 15, 2020
 
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