Oppressive Heat Continues; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain

An oppressive and dangerous heat wave continues across a large section of the U.S. with hazy, hot and humid conditions. Widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories stretch from the central and southern Plains to the Southeast. Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain are expected in multiple spots, in Montana, parts of the Midwest and from the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys into the Carolinas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Overcast

69°F

21°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Jul 5:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Buffalo Grove IL

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 72. East northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 72. East northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Buffalo Grove IL
 42.15°N 88.01°W
6:15 am CDT Jul 7, 2022
6am CDT Jul 7, 2022-6pm CDT Jul 13, 2022
 
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