Heat Building and Strong to Severe Storms

A building ridge of high pressure will produce possible record heat and extremely humid conditions over the next several days. The summer heat wave is already present in the south Plains, will expand across the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast and then shift into the Desert Southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front may trigger strong to severe storms w/ heavy rain from the Great Lakes to the south-central Plains Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

Thunderstorm

73°F

23°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1008.8 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 7:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wasco IL

Severe T-storm Watch until August 18, 01:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
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    Severe T-storm Watch until August 18, 01:00pm

    NOW until
    1:00pm Sun

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am.  High near 84. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am. High near 84. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Wasco IL
 41.93°N 88.43°W
2:15 am CDT Aug 18, 2019
8am CDT Aug 18, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2019
 
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