Strong Thunderstorms Across the Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions in the Central Plains

Strong thunderstorms may impact parts of the northern Great Plains and Upper Midwest today. Heat will begin to build across the northern Plains on today before spreading east across the northern tier states on Thursday. Critical fire weather conditions are forecast on Wednesday across portions of the central Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Partly Cloudy

69°F

21°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1020.4 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 6:51 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Evanston IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 72. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers between 2am and 5am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 72. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 91. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers between 2am and 5am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Evanston IL
 42.03°N 87.69°W
6:15 am CDT Jun 29, 2022
7am CDT Jun 29, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2022
 
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