Elevated Fire Weather Threats for California; Cold Across Upper Midwest with Snow in Central Rockies

Unfortunately, elevated fire weather threats return this weekend for parts of California, as gusty offshore winds increase. Meanwhile, a large cold dome of surface high pressure will keep high temperatures 20 to 30 degrees below average across the Upper Midwest and down the High Plains. Also, heavy snowfall is expected from Wyoming into northeastern Colorado and western Nebraska. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

33°F

1°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 30.31 in (1027.0 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 1.25 mi
Wind Chill25°F (-4°C)
Last update 17 Nov 10:51 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Des Plaines IL

  • Today

    Today: Snow likely, possibly mixing with rain after 1pm, then gradually ending.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 30. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 35. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow before 8pm, then a slight chance of snow between 8pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 36.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow likely, possibly mixing with rain after 1pm, then gradually ending. Cloudy, with a high near 36. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around 30. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 35. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23. West wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 37. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before 8pm, then a slight chance of snow between 8pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Thanksgiving Day
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
Des Plaines IL
 42.04°N 87.87°W
10:16 am CST Nov 17, 2018
11am CST Nov 17, 2018-6pm CST Nov 23, 2018
 
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