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Extreme Fire Weather Conditions in the Desert Southwest on Thursday

Strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry ground conditions increase the threat for wildfire activity in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, Central/Southern High Plains and Southeast on Thursday. The greatest concern is in New Mexico and Arizona, where winds of 30 to 40 mph (with gusts up to 50 to 60 mph) and an extremely dry air mass will fuel Extreme-level fire weather conditions. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

Fair

36°F

2°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed N 12 mph
Barometer 30.27 in (1025.9 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 19 Apr 8:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Elgin IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 45. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 55. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 33. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 45. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 27. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 55. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 33. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 56. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
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Point Forecast:
Elgin IL
 42.03°N 88.28°W
8:17 am CDT Apr 19, 2018
9am CDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm CDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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