Hot Today With High 88 and Minimal Precipitation, then High 76 Tomorrow — Warmth Continues Until Friday

Chicago weather radar [LIVE RADAR] shows a very thin line of precipitation passing through northern Illinois. Very light precipitation passed through Arlington Heights about 8:50-9:05 a.m. Also, a thin line of clouds coincides with the radar precipitation image. Otherwise, much of Illinois and Wisconsin is clear. Half and half clouds and clear skies expected today with a slight increase in clouds toward night. Winds will peak at about 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. with some gusts to 16 mph at about 3:00 p.m., then winds will calm down. Winds will pickup up again after midnight and shift to the norheast with gusts to 16 mph.

A cold front coming down from Wisconsin will pass through northern Illinois this evening or tonight. That sets the air temperature Sunday to only reach a high of about 76°F. Monday bounces back in the 80s, and most of the upcoming week will be warm or hot.

TODAY Sunrise: 6:24 AM Sunset: 7:14 PM
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 72.

Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 93.
Tuesday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

Wednesday
Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79.

Thursday
Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Friday
Sunny, with a high near 70.

NWS: “AS A NARROW BAND OF MAXIMIZED MID LEVEL ISENTROPIC UPLIFT AT NOSE OF MID LEVEL WARM AIR ADVECTION GENERATING ALTO-CUMULUS AND SOME RADAR ECHOES.”

LIVE RADAR | STORM TRACKS | CLOUDS INFRARED SAT | CLOUDS VISIBLE SAT (during daylight)

WunderMap® with Temperature/Wind Data

Full Screen Motion Weather Radar (Wunderground.com)

Midwest Cloud Cover


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