Severe Thunderstorms in the Midwest; Mountain Snow in the Northern Rockies

Scattered thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds, large hail, and a few tornadoes are expected to develop across parts of the Ohio Valley and Lower Great Lakes this afternoon. Pockets of heavy mountain snow will develop over the Northern Rockies Wednesday evening into Thursday morning. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Overcast

61°F

16°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed W 18 G 36 mph
Barometer 29.73 in (1006.4 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Apr 3:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Highland Park IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 46. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. West wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 51 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers, mainly before 1am.  Low around 42. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 56 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 46. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. West wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers, mainly before 1am. Low around 42. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Highland Park IL
 42.19°N 87.8°W
3:57 pm CDT Apr 17, 2024
4pm CDT Apr 17, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2024
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database