Severe Thunderstorms in West-Central Texas; Critical Fire Weather Threat in the Rockies and Plains

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms capable of producing large hail and damaging wind gusts will be possible this evening across west-central Texas. Elevated to Critical fire weather conditions will persist across the southern Rockies and portions of the southern Plains through this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

44°F

7°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed NE 12 mph
Barometer 30.29 in (1026.3 mb)
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 24 Apr 4:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Executive Airport IL

Freeze Warning April 25, 12:00am until April 25, 08:00am
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Freeze Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of frost after 10pm.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 31. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light north  in the evening.

    Areas Frost

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Widespread frost before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 56. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Frost then
    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers, mainly after 1pm.  High near 62. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Periods of showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 56. Breezy, with a southeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Breezy.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Breezy.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Areas of frost after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 31. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light north in the evening.
Thursday
Widespread frost before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 56. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Showers, mainly after 1pm. High near 62. Breezy, with a southeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
Periods of showers and thunderstorms. Low around 56. Breezy, with a southeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Breezy.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Executive Airport IL
 42.11°N 87.89°W
4:41 pm CDT Apr 24, 2024
5pm CDT Apr 24, 2024-6pm CDT May 1, 2024
 
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