Tue, 21 May: A 50 percent chance of showers, with Hazards – L: 45°, H: 50°

Chicago’s weather outlook for today, reported at 5:17 AM on Tuesday, the 21st of May. Overnight, a 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 45. East northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. And then, Tuesday, showers, mainly before 2pm. High near 50. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Tuesday Night, a slight chance of showers before 10pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 4am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Steady temperature around 51. Breezy, with an east wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Then, Wednesday, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a slight chance of showers between 7am and 10am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Sunrise today will be at 5:25 am and the sun will set at 8:09 pm.

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Lakeshore hazard message. Beach hazards statement in effect from 4 pm Central Daylight Time this afternoon through wednesday morning. The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Beach Hazards Statement. which is in effect from 4 PM Central Daylight Time this afternoon through Wednesday morning. Location. Lake Michigan beaches in northeast Illinois. High wave action and dangerous swimming conditions expected. Forecast wave heights. to 8 feet. Strong rip currents and structural currents expected. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Life threatening waves and currents are expected at the beaches. People visiting the beaches should stay out of the water. Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in sandbars. Rip currents can sweep you into deeper water. Structural currents form along piers where longshore currents and wave action flow into the structure. Structural currents can sweep you into deeper water along the pier structure. Exposed beaches are more likely to experience the most significant wave and current impacts. Impacts at beaches with protective breakwalls or jetties will be subject to the orientation of structures as well as wind and wave direction. For information on swim advisories or bans at Chicago beaches visit: www. cpdbeaches.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central Illinois. Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana. Day one. Today and Tonight. Weather hazards expected. Elevated Thunderstorm Risk. with an associated: Limited hail risk. up to one inch diameter. Limited damaging wind risk. up to 60 mph. Elevated Flooding Risk. Limited Non thunderstorm wind Risk. High Swim Risk. Discussion. Thunderstorms tonight may pose a small risk of hail and damaging winds, mainly in the portion of the outlook area from Mendota to Fowler and south. Of greater concern is heavy rainfall which could produce localized flooding. Winds also will be very strong toward evening, gusting between 30 and 40 mph from the east. These strong onshore winds will also pose a risk to those along the immediate lakefront or to anyone trying an early season swim. Days two through seven. Wednesday through Monday. Wednesday. Limited Flooding Risk. High Swim Risk Thursday. Limited Flooding Risk. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Friday through Monday. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Spotter information statement. Spotters may be needed this evening in far southwest portions of the outlook area. General storm motion of the day:. Moving toward the northeast at 45 mph.

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Mon, 20 May: Mostly cloudy – H: 54°, L: 45°

Today’s forcast for Chicago Illinois, reported at 6:29 AM on Monday, the 20th of May. Today, mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Then, Tonight, a 20 percent chance of showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Tuesday, showers likely, mainly between 7am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Next, Tuesday Night, a slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Sunrise today will be at 5:25 am and the sun will set at 8:08 pm. See you tomorrow!

Mon, 20 May: Mostly cloudy – H: 54°, L: 45°

Chicago’s weather forecast for today, as of 5:15 AM on Monday, the 20th of May. Today, mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Looking ahead, Tonight, mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Tuesday, showers likely, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Then later, Tuesday Night, a slight chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Sunrise today will be at 5:25 am and the sun will set at 8:08 pm. Stay tuned for weather updates since the weather’s always changing.

Sun, 19 May: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, with Hazards – L: 55°, H: 72°

Today’s forcast for Chicago Illinois, created at 5:16 AM on Sunday, the 19th of May. Overnight, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. And then, Sunday, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 3pm and 5pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Windy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming south southwest 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Sunday Night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Next, Monday, partly sunny, with a high near 53. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Sunrise today will be at 5:26 am and the sun will set at 8:07 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central Illinois. Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana. Day one. Today and Tonight. Weather hazards expected. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. with an associated: Limited Tornado risk. Elevated hail risk. up to 1 inch in diameter. Elevated damaging wind risk. up to 60 mph. Limited Non thunderstorm wind Risk. Discussion. Strong southerly winds ahead of an approaching cold front will be the first concern today. Thunderstorms that may develop along the front also could locally enhance these strong winds and produce damaging gusts. The primary area of concern is east of I-55 and the primary period of concern is late morning into early afternoon. Days two through seven. Monday through Saturday. Tuesday. Limited Flooding Risk. Elevated Thunderstorm Risk. Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk. Wednesday through Saturday. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Discussion:. A very strong low pressure system developing over the Plains early this week could bring heavy rain and possibly severe storms to the outlook area late Tuesday into Tuesday night. Spotter information statement. Spotters may be needed toward mid day. General storm motion of the day:. Moving toward the northeast at 50 mph.

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Sat, 18 May: A 20 percent chance of showers, with Hazards – L: 48°, H: 79°

Today’s Chicago Illinois weather forcast, created at 5:16 AM on Saturday, the 18th of May. Overnight, a 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 48. Then later, Saturday, a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Saturday Night, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Next, Sunday, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Sunrise today will be at 5:27 am and the sun will set at 8:06 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central Illinois. Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana. Day one. Today and Tonight. Weather hazards expected. Significant Thunderstorm Risk. with an associated: Limited Tornado risk. Elevated hail risk. up to quarter size. Elevated damaging wind risk. up to 60 mph. Elevated Flooding Risk. Discussion. Scattered thunderstorms are possible especially across the western portion of the outlook area today. There is a chance that some of these storms could produce damaging winds or large hail. The area of concern is mainly south of I-90 and west of I-55. The threat of tornadoes appears to be low. Tonight there could be periods of heavy rain leading to localized flooding. Days two through seven. Sunday through Friday. Sunday. Elevated Severe Thunderstorm Risk. Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk. Tuesday. Elevated Thunderstorm Risk. Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk. Wednesday and Thursday. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Discussion:. Additional thunderstorms will be possible Sunday. Some may have the potential to produce strong wind gusts. After a brief break on Monday, thunderstorms will be possible again Tuesday, though the potential for severe weather remains uncertain at this time. Spotter information statement. Spotters may be needed this afternoon, mainly in western portions of the outlook area. General storm motion of the day:. Moving toward the east at 25 to 30 mph.

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Fri, 17 May: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – L: 57°, H: 51°⇓

Here is your local Chicago Illinois forecast, created at 5:16 AM on Friday, the 17th of May. Overnight, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a steady temperature around 57. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Then, Friday, a chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 48 by 2pm. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Friday Night, a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Looking ahead, Saturday, a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 80. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Sunrise today will be at 5:28 am and the sun will set at 8:05 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central Illinois. Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana. Day one. Today and Tonight. Weather hazards expected. Elevated Thunderstorm Risk. Limited Flooding Risk. Discussion. A cold front pushing south through the region this morning should confine thunderstorm activity mainly to the southern portions of the area. However, increasing deep layer moisture will allow for some of the stronger storms to produce locally heavy rainfall. Areas of training thunderstorms could bring a threat of localized flooding. The front is expected to lift back north as a warm front tonight, keeping chances for thunderstorms across the region. Some storms may be strong to severe, producing large hail and damaging winds. Days two through seven. Saturday through Thursday. Saturday. Limited Severe Thunderstorm Risk. Limited Flooding Risk. Sunday. Elevated Severe Thunderstorm Risk. Tuesday. Elevated Thunderstorm Risk. Wednesday and Thursday. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Discussion:. Periods of thunderstorms are expected through the weekend and again by mid week. The greatest chance for the next round of severe thunderstorms will be Sunday afternoon and evening. However, some thunderstorms on Saturday will have the potential to produce locally heavy rainfall, bringing renewed flooding potential. Monday should be quiet, and then there will be periodic chances for thunderstorms Tuesday through Thursday. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight. General storm motion of the day:. Moving toward the east at 40 mph.

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Thu, 16 May: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, with Hazards – H: 79°, L: 46°

Today’s forcast for Chicago Illinois, as of 5:16 AM on Thursday, the 16th of May. Today, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. And then, Tonight, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9pm and midnight. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 46. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Friday, a chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Patchy fog before 7am. High near 49. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. And then, Friday Night, a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Sunrise today will be at 5:29 am and the sun will set at 8:04 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central Illinois. Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana. Day one. Today and Tonight. Weather hazards expected. Elevated Thunderstorm Risk. with an associated: Elevated hail risk. up to golf all. Elevated damaging wind risk. up to 60 mph. Limited Flooding Risk. Limited Fog Risk near the lake. Discussion. Scattered thunderstorms are possible late this morning and early afternoon, though a severe weather threat is not expected with these. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to redevelop by early to mid evening across a portion of northern Illinois and northwest Indiana. This area of thunderstorms will move slowly southeast through the night. These thunderstorms are anticipated to have a scattered severe hail and wind threat. There will also likely be a flooding threat, possibly only over a small area, but due to training thunderstorms this could be a localized flash flooding threat. Some fog is possible near the lake, especially tonight. Days two through seven. Friday through Wednesday. Friday and Saturday. Limited Severe Thunderstorm Risk. Limited Flooding Risk. Sunday. Limited Severe Thunderstorm Risk. Monday. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Tuesday. Elevated Thunderstorm Risk. Wednesday. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Discussion:. Thunderstorms should be ongoing Friday morning, with the axis of the strongest, and potentially severe, storms should be roughly along the I-80 corridor. the area of thunderstorms should lift north through the day and into southern Wisconsin Friday evening. Training thunderstorms may produce areas of heavy rainfall, with flooding possible. Some storms may be strong to severe, producing large hail and damaging winds. Periods of thunderstorms are expected through the weekend and into next week. There may be additional periodic chances for severe thunderstorms, with the greatest chances on Sunday and then Tuesday into Wednesday. Spotter information statement. Spotters may be needed after 5 pm. General storm motion of the day:. Moving toward the southeast at 40 mph.

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Wed, 15 May: Mostly sunny – H: 59°, L: 53°

Today’s Chicago Illinois forcast, created at 5:15 AM on Wednesday, the 15th of May. Today, mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Looking ahead, Tonight, a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Thursday, a slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Then, Thursday Night, a chance of thunderstorms, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Sunrise today will be at 5:30 am and the sun will set at 8:03 pm. Stay tuned for weather updates since the weather’s always changing.

Tue, 14 May: Sunny – H: 57°, L: 50°

Today’s weather conditions for Chicago Illinois, reported at 5:15 AM on Tuesday, the 14th of May. Today, sunny, with a high near 57. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Next, Tonight, mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Wednesday, a 20 percent chance of showers after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. And then, Wednesday Night, a 10 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Sunrise today will be at 5:31 am and the sun will set at 8:02 pm. Stay tuned for weather updates since the weather’s always changing.

Mon, 13 May: Cloudy, with Hazards – H: 51°, L: 41°

Today’s weather forecast for Chicago Illinois, as of 5:16 AM on Monday, the 13th of May. Today, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Then later, Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 41. Tuesday, sunny, with a high near 63. Looking ahead, Tuesday Night, a 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 52. Winds could gust as high as 10 mph. Sunrise today will be at 5:32 am and the sun will set at 8:01 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North Central Illinois. Northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana. Day one. Today and Tonight. Weather hazards expected. Limited Frost Risk. Discussion. Temperatures may drop into the upper 30s across some portions of the outlook area. Combined with light and variable winds, some patchy frost is possible. Days two through seven. Tuesday through Sunday. Thursday through Sunday. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

Flood Advisory. The Flood Advisory continues for portions of the Des Plaines and Rock Rivers. Des Plaines River at Lincolnshire affecting Lake County Des Plaines River near Des Plaines affecting Cook County Rock River at Dixon affecting Lee County Rock River at Byron affecting Ogle County. The following forecasts are based on observed precipitation as well as forecast precipitation 24-48 hours into the future. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Safety message. If you encounter a flooded roadway. turn around and find an alternate route. Additional information can be found at weather. gov/chicago. Ilc031-131304- /o. Klot. T0000z-190514t1800z/ /dspi2. T0000z. T0000z. T0000z. OO/ 803 PM Central Daylight Time Sun May 12 2019. The Flood Advisory continues for The Des Plaines River near Des Plaines, or from Palatine Road in Prospect Heights downstream to Irving Park Road in Chicago. until Tuesday afternoon. At 745 PM Sunday the stage was 14. feet. Action stage is 13. feet. Flood stage is 15. feet. Forecast. The river will continue to fall. Lon 4212 8794 4212 8784 4197 8780 4196 8790.

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