Severe Thunderstorm and Critical Fire Weather Threats in the Central U.S. Tuesday

There is an Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) for severe thunderstorms Tuesday with threats for significant severe hail and tornado potential over southern Iowa into northern Missouri and west-central Illinois. Elevated to critical fire weather is possible Tuesday due to gusty winds and dry conditions over parts of the southern High Plains and northeastern Montana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

12°C

53°F

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed SE 9 km/h
Barometer 1018.2 mb (30.07 in)
Dewpoint 3°C (38°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill11°C (51°F)
Last update 15 Apr 10:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Executive Airport IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 8. East wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 8 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 17. East wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 17 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1am and 4am.  Low around 14. South southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms

    Low: 14 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. South wind 25 to 30 km/h becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 21 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. West wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 17.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 17 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 7 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 14 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 8. East wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 17. East wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1am and 4am. Low around 14. South southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. South wind 25 to 30 km/h becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. West wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 17.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 3.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Executive Airport IL
 42.13°N 87.89°W
9:27 pm CDT Apr 15, 2024
11pm CDT Apr 15, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 22, 2024
 
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