Severe Weather Across the Northern Tier of the Country; Heat Builds Across the Center of the Nation

A frontal boundary will focus the threat for showers and thunderstorms, some severe, across the northern tier of the country through Tuesday. Meanwhile, dangerous heat will expand across the center of the nation through at least the middle of the week. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions will persist across the Great Basin, portions of the Plains and interior Alaska. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Partly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.3 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 4 Jul 9:51 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Itasca IL

Severe T-storm Watch until July 5, 03:00am
Heat Advisory July 5, 12:00pm until July 5, 08:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
Heat Advisory
  •  
    Severe T-storm Watch until July 5, 03:00am

    NOW until
    3:00am Tue

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1am and 5am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1am and 5am. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the evening.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the evening.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Itasca IL
 41.98°N 88.02°W
10:15 pm CDT Jul 4, 2022
10pm CDT Jul 4, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 11, 2022
 
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