Slow System Impacts Southern California and Southwest; Severe Weather Threats Over The East

A slow moving storm system will deliver heavy mountain snow and rainfall to southern California and the Desert Southwest through late week. The locally heavy rainfall may pose a flash flood risk, especially to burn scar locations. Severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes will be possible from the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley into the Mid-Atlantic today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fog/Mist

60°F

16°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1008.9 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 7 Apr 8:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wilmette IL

  • Today

    Today: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 66. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 37. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of sprinkles after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Chance
    Sprinkles and
    Breezy

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 66. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 37. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of sprinkles after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Monday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
Wilmette IL
 42.06°N 87.75°W
8:16 am CDT Apr 7, 2020
9am CDT Apr 7, 2020-6pm CDT Apr 13, 2020
 
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