Severe Storms and Heavy Rain in the Midwest; Heat in Several Locations

Strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, heavy rain, and flash flooding are expected across the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley on Monday, especially Kansas into Missouri. Meanwhile, heat will consume several locations from the Northeast (Boston and New York City), in the Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley (Memphis and St. Louis) and persisting around the Phoenix metro area. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Mostly Cloudy

87°F

31°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed SW 8 G 18 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 9 Aug 6:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Oakwood Hills IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 72. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 98. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Increasing clouds, with a low around 72. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 98. South southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Oakwood Hills IL
 42.25°N 88.24°W
7:15 pm CDT Aug 9, 2020
7pm CDT Aug 9, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 16, 2020
 
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