Dangerous Heat Building in the West; Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest

A long duration heat wave will build across the Southwest, California, and Pacific Northwest. Dangerous heat is also forecast for the Great Basin and South Plains. Severe storms in the Upper Midwest may have locally heavy rain, damaging winds, and very large hail. Heavy rain and flooding will also be possible in the Deep South and Appalachians. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago/Waukegan Regional Airport (KUGN)

Lat: 42.43°NLon: 87.86°WElev: 709ft.

Fair

62°F

17°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 5:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ESE Waukegan IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 81. East northeast wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 83. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 81. East northeast wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers between 9pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 83. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ESE Waukegan IL
 42.37°N 87.85°W
5:15 am CDT Aug 14, 2020
6am CDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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