Severe Thunderstorms in the Midwest; Mountain Snow in the Northern Rockies

Scattered thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds, large hail, and a few tornadoes are expected to develop across parts of the Ohio Valley and Lower Great Lakes this afternoon. Pockets of heavy mountain snow will develop over the Northern Rockies Wednesday evening into Thursday morning. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

Overcast and Breezy

59°F

15°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed W 22 G 41 mph
Barometer 29.74 in (1006.8 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Apr 3:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Elgin IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly after 11am.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 58. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 58 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 10pm.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 40. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Areas of frost after 1am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Areas
    Frost

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Areas of frost before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Areas Frost
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly after 11am. Increasing clouds, with a high near 58. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 40. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Saturday Night
Areas of frost after 1am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Sunday
Areas of frost before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
Elgin IL
 42.03°N 88.28°W
3:57 pm CDT Apr 17, 2024
4pm CDT Apr 17, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2024
 
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