Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 8:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Buffalo Grove IL

  • Today

    Today: Occasional showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  High near 78. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Occasional showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Low around 67. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 58. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 76. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

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

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Occasional showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. High near 78. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Occasional showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a chance of showers. Low around 67. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 58. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Buffalo Grove IL
 42.15°N 87.95°W
9:17 am CDT Aug 20, 2018
9am CDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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