Widespread Heavy Rainfall to Continue Flooding Threat For South-Central U.S. This Week

Multiple days of heavy rainfall will likely continue to cause considerable flash and urban flooding impacts across portions of eastern Texas, Oklahoma, western Arkansas, and extreme western Louisiana this week. New and renewed widespread minor to isolated major river flooding is expected, and will continue into next week on slow-to-drain rivers. 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

63°F

17°C

Humidity 78%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1023.9 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 May 7:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wilmette IL

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 66. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Periods of showers, mainly between 7pm and midnight.  Low around 60. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 66. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Periods of showers, mainly between 7pm and midnight. Low around 60. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Wilmette IL
 42.06°N 87.75°W
8:32 am CDT May 18, 2021
8am CDT May 18, 2021-6pm CDT May 24, 2021
 
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