Weather radar [LIVE RADAR] shows a wide area of rain and thunderstorms covering most of northern Illinois. Thunderstorms should start affecting Arlington Heights and northwest suburbs within 20 minutes.
As of 10:44 a.m. no severe weather warnings or watches are in effect for Arlington Heights. The storm has a history of dumping a quick 2 inches of rain in Rochelle, Illinois earlier this morning. The storms have been weakening, but cover a very large area, so rain and thunder is certain. An Outflow Boundary to the storms passed through Arlington Heights about 10:36 a.m. bringing a quick gust, which was followed by relatively calm winds again.
TODAY Sunrise: 6:08 AM Sunset: 7:41 PM
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
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