Severe Thunderstorm and Critical Fire Weather Threats in the Central U.S. Tuesday

There is an Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) for severe thunderstorms Tuesday with threats for significant severe hail and tornado potential over southern Iowa into northern Missouri and west-central Illinois. Elevated to critical fire weather is possible Tuesday due to gusty winds and dry conditions over parts of the southern High Plains and northeastern Montana. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

Fair

12°C

54°F

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed E 11 km/h
Barometer 1017.0 mb (30.04 in)
Dewpoint 2°C (35°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill11°C (52°F)
Last update 16 Apr 12:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Crystal Lake IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. East wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 20. East wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 20 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Low around 14. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 25 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Showers

    Low: 14 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Breezy, with a south wind 25 to 35 km/h becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 19 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Breezy, with a west wind 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 8 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 16.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 16 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 5 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 13 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. East wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 20. East wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Low around 14. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 25 to 35 km/h, with gusts as high as 55 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Breezy, with a south wind 25 to 35 km/h becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Breezy, with a west wind 25 to 35 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 km/h.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 16.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 13. Breezy.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 2.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 16.
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Point Forecast:
Crystal Lake IL
 42.23°N 88.36°W
1:28 am CDT Apr 16, 2024
1am CDT Apr 16, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 22, 2024
 
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