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Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Overcast

39°F

4°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed N 15 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1021.0 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill31°F (-1°C)
Last update 24 Apr 4:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Executive Airport IL

Freeze Watch April 25, 12:00am until April 25, 08:00am
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Freeze Watch
  • Today

    Today: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 47. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    High: 47 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread frost, mainly after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 31. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  in the evening.

    Frost

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Widespread frost before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 56. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Frost then
    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  High near 61. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 56. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Breezy.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Breezy.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 47. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Widespread frost, mainly after midnight. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 31. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the evening.
Thursday
Widespread frost before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 56. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. High near 61. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 56. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Breezy.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Executive Airport IL
 42.11°N 87.89°W
5:07 am CDT Apr 24, 2024
5am CDT Apr 24, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 30, 2024
 
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