Storms in the Plains; Heat Wave to Begin in the Northern Tier

A slow moving weather system will bring potential for scattered strong to severe storms with damaging wind and hail with areas of locally heavy rain in the South and Central Plains through Monday. A heat wave is expected to begin across the Northern Plains, Upper Midwest, and northern Great Basin with temperatures reaching over 20 degrees above normal in some areas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Light Rain

59°F

15°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1021.6 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 May 10:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wilmette IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. East southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. East southeast wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Wilmette IL
 42.08°N 87.72°W
11:15 pm CDT May 15, 2021
11pm CDT May 15, 2021-6pm CDT May 22, 2021
 
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