Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West; Storms in the High Plains

Gusty winds, very dry conditions, and areas of dry thunderstorms are producing Critical fire weather threats across the Great Basin, Northern Rockies, and into the Northern High Plains. Severe storms in the High Plains are primarily expected to contain damaging winds and large hail. Near record heat in the South and Central High Plains and the Northeast. Heat builds into the Southwest this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago Midway Airport (KMDW)

Lat: 41.78°NLon: 87.76°WElev: 617ft.

Mostly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 35%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 11 Aug 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Western Springs IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 88. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 88. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Western Springs IL
 41.8°N 87.92°W
5:15 pm CDT Aug 11, 2020
5pm CDT Aug 11, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 18, 2020
 
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