Severe Weather for the Central High Plains; Heavy Rain/Flood Concerns in Parts of the East

Strong to severe thunderstorms capable of strong winds and large hail are possible over portions of the central High Plains this afternoon, including parts of the Denver metro area. A stalled front is expected to bring additional rain and flash flood risks in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast through Thursday. Red flag warnings are in effect across the Interior Northwest and Great Basin today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Mostly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.3 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Aug 11:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Highland Park IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Highland Park IL
 42.19°N 87.8°W
12:35 pm CDT Aug 5, 2020
12pm CDT Aug 5, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 11, 2020
 
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