Storms from the South to the Great Lakes; Summer Heat in the Plains

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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.1 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 12 Jun 3:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Forest IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. North northwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 76. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 74. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 57.

    Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. North northwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 76. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 74. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Forest IL
 42.26°N 87.85°W
4:15 pm CDT Jun 12, 2021
4pm CDT Jun 12, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 19, 2021
 
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