Dangerous Heat Wave in the West Expanding Eastward; Severe Weather in the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest

Dangerous and record-breaking heat will continue for much of the West through Saturday, and expand over central and eastern portions of the country through this weekend. Locally heavy rainfall and flash flooding will continue along the coastal Mid-Atlantic and in the Four Corners region. Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across portions of the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

67°F

19°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.15 in (1020.5 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 Jul 2:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Winnetka IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Calm wind.

    Low: 67 °F

    Mostly Clear

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    High: 86 °F

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

  • Saturday Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Low: 73 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    High: 92 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

  • Sunday Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Low: 73 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

    High: 93 °F

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Monday Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Low: 74 °F

    T-storms
    Likely

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

    High: 86 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

  • Tuesday Night

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

    Low: 65 °F

    Partly Cloudy

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 67. Calm wind.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

 
Point Forecast:
Winnetka IL
 42.1°N 87.75°W
3:26 am CDT Jul 13, 2024
3am CDT Jul 13, 2024-6pm CDT Jul 19, 2024
 
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