Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 12:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wheeling IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 10am and 4pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 10am and 4pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Wheeling IL
 42.13°N 87.92°W
9:15 pm CDT Aug 19, 2019
1am CDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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