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 / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed W 6 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 5 Jul 7:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Evanston IL

Flood Watch July 5, 02:00pm until July 6, 03:00am
Heat Advisory July 5, 12:00pm until July 5, 08:00pm
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Flood Watch
Heat Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Partly sunny, with a temperature rising to near 82 by 10am, then falling to around 72 during the remainder of the day. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Partly sunny, with a temperature rising to near 82 by 10am, then falling to around 72 during the remainder of the day. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Evanston IL
 42.05°N 87.69°W
8:15 am CDT Jul 5, 2022
8am CDT Jul 5, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 11, 2022
 
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