Tracking a Strong Cold Front Crossing the Central to Eastern States into the Weekend

A strong cold front travels across the Plains Friday, Great Lakes to Gulf Coast Saturday, then arrives at the East Coast on Sunday with areas of showers and storms expected. Cold high pressure in the wake of the front will bring areas of gusty winds and snow to the Rockies and Northern Plains Friday into Saturday. Severe thunderstorms will be possible late Saturday from east Texas into the South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

48°F

9°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.72 in (1006.7 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 7 Dec 10:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Arlington Heights IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 59. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Areas of drizzle with scattered showers between 9pm and midnight, then showers after midnight.  Low around 47. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Areas Drizzle
    then Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered showers, mainly before 9am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Scattered
    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 36.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 38.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 59. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Areas of drizzle with scattered showers between 9pm and midnight, then showers after midnight. Low around 47. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday
Scattered showers, mainly before 9am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 38.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 40.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Arlington Heights IL
 42.09°N 87.98°W
6:07 pm CST Dec 7, 2023
11pm CST Dec 7, 2023-6pm CST Dec 14, 2023
 
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