Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks to come as rainfall from Florence makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek; severe thunderstorms are also possible in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Mostly Cloudy

72°F

22°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed NE 10 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Sep 12:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Winnetka IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 72. East northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 72. East northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Winnetka IL
 42.1°N 87.75°W
1:16 pm CDT Sep 19, 2018
1pm CDT Sep 19, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 25, 2018
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database