Wet Weather in the Central Gulf Coast and Pacific Northwest; Critical Fire Weather Threat in the West

Locally heavy rainfall continue to bring flash flooding along the central Gulf Coast from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. A strong cold front will bring heavy rain, winds, cooler temperatures, and possibly high elevation snow to the Northwest through the weekend. Widespread critical fire weather due to dry, gusty winds is forecast from the Great Basin into the northern Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1021.8 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Sep 2:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Executive Airport IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light southeast wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light southeast wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Executive Airport IL
 42.11°N 87.89°W
3:15 pm CDT Sep 18, 2021
3pm CDT Sep 18, 2021-6pm CDT Sep 24, 2021
 
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