Extreme Fire Weather Threat in Southern California; Chilly Weather for Much of U.S.; Heavy Rain in South Plains

Cold, Canadian air will cause Santa Ana winds to develop across southern California for extreme fire weather threats early this week, and critical Fire Weather threats through mid-week. This cold air is also plunging much of the U.S. below to much below normal temperatures, especially, across the High Plains. Heavy rains continue across the South Plains as moist air rides over this cold front. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Overcast

39°F

4°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed NW 15 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1022.5 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill31°F (-1°C)
Last update 15 Oct 9:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wilmette IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Breezy, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 47 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 54.

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 56.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Breezy, with a west northwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 36. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 54.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
Wilmette IL
 42.08°N 87.72°W
9:16 am CDT Oct 15, 2018
10am CDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm CDT Oct 21, 2018
 
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