Significant Severe Thunderstorm Outbreak Possible Saturday; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Remain Over the Southern High Plains

A significant severe weather outbreak is possible for portions of the middle Mississippi Valley on Saturday. The threats with the stronger storms include tornadoes, a few which may be significant, large to very large hail, and damaging winds. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions will continue over the High Plains of Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas this weekend into Monday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (KORD)

Lat: 41.98°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 666ft.

Light Rain

48°F

9°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 29.64 in (1003.9 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 28 Mar 4:51 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Bensenville IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog. Low around 45. East southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 45 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am.  Patchy fog before 1pm. High near 62. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers after 3am.  Low around 46. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 15 to 25 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Breezy.
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 51. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Windy

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 52.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of rain after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Low around 45. East southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9am. Patchy fog before 1pm. High near 62. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers after 3am. Low around 46. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 15 to 25 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 51. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
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Point Forecast:
Bensenville IL
 41.95°N 87.93°W
4:15 am CDT Mar 28, 2020
4am CDT Mar 28, 2020-6pm CDT Apr 3, 2020
 
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