Severe Storms and Heavy Rain in the Plains; Cool with Mountain Snow in the Great Basin and Rockies

A cold front combining with Imelda remnants will produce severe storms with large to very large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain across the Central Plains and Middle Mississippi Valley. Storms may also develop in the Upper Midwest. Mountain snow in the North and Central Rockies, and widespread cooler than normal temperatures will follow the fronts passage. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Sep 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Willow Springs IL

Flash Flood Watch September 21, 07:00pm until September 23, 01:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 69. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 74. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Low around 58. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 71. West northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 69. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 74. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Low around 58. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 71. West northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Willow Springs IL
 41.71°N 87.86°W
4:15 am CDT Sep 21, 2019
4am CDT Sep 21, 2019-6pm CDT Sep 27, 2019
 
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