Severe Thunderstorms Likely in Texas Today; Potential Widespread Flooding For South-Central U.S. This Week

Severe thunderstorms are likely today in the southern Plains from northwest Texas and the Texas Panhandle into parts of western Oklahoma. These storms will produce very large hail and a few tornadoes. Also, a potential widespread flood event is appearing more likely across the southern Plains into the Arklatex this week, especially in Texas, from repeated rounds of thunderstorms and heavy rain. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1022.7 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 10:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Palatine IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Periods of showers.  High near 67. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday
Periods of showers. High near 67. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Palatine IL
 42.11°N 88.04°W
11:15 am CDT May 17, 2021
11am CDT May 17, 2021-6pm CDT May 23, 2021
 
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