Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain and Heat in the Memorial Day Forecast

Strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with possible flash flooding are expected from Texas to the Upper Mississippi Valley on Memorial Day. Also, a soaking rain with flooding is expected across south-central Florida. Meanwhile, a week of record breaking heat is going to get started across California into the Southwest and Great Basin, as excessive heat warnings stretch across the region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

A Few Clouds

29°C

85°F

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed S 11 G 26 km/h
Barometer 1014.7 mb (29.98 in)
Dewpoint 18°C (64°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index30°C (86°F)
Last update 25 May 1:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Zurich IL

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. South wind around 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 30 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. South wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 20 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Calm wind. Winds could gust as high as 15 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 19 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 26 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 22 °C

Detailed Forecast

Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. South wind around 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 20. South wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Calm wind. Winds could gust as high as 15 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 10.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 21.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Zurich IL
 42.2°N 88.09°W
1:21 pm CDT May 25, 2020
2pm CDT May 25, 2020-6pm CDT May 31, 2020
 
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