Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the West; Strong Cold Front Moves Over the Central U.S.

Dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions across a broad portion of the western U.S. and into the Plains. Elsewhere, a strong cold front will push across the central U.S. Showers and thunderstorms will be common ahead of the front, with a dramatic drop in temperatures and a return to below normal readings in its wake. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Light Rain

12°C

54°F

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed W 9 km/h
Barometer 1008.7 mb (29.80 in)
Dewpoint 11°C (52°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill11°C (52°F)
Last update 28 Sep 2:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Highland Park IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers.  Low around 12. West northwest wind around 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers

    Low: 12 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. West wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 16 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. West wind around 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 17 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. West wind 20 to 25 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 18 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 8.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 8 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 14.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 14 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 5 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers. Low around 12. West northwest wind around 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 16. West wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. West northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. West wind around 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. West wind 20 to 25 km/h.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 8.
Thursday
A chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 14.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13.
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Point Forecast:
Highland Park IL
 42.19°N 87.8°W
1:15 am CDT Sep 28, 2020
3am CDT Sep 28, 2020-6pm CDT Oct 4, 2020
 
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