Excessive Heat Watch in Effect Saturday Morning through Monday Night
A heat wave is expected hit Chicagoland this weekend with temperatures into the mid 90s and with heat indices in excess of 100°F. Sunday is forecast to be the hottest day. Urban heat island effect is forecast to keep nightly low temperatures Saturday/Sunday overnight and Sunday/Monday overnight in the 80s in the City of Chicago and about 78°F in Arlington Heights and the northwest suburbs. Record-breaking heat is possible.
A heat wave is expected over the weekend into early next week with high temps well into the 90s and afternoon heat indices over 100 degrees. pic.twitter.com/IQoFmMli2o
— NWS Chicago (@NWSChicago) June 14, 2018
The "Urban Heat Island" plays a critical role during heat waves, as the urbanized land surface retains heat longer. This means little reprieve at night in/near a city.
— NWS Chicago (@NWSChicago) June 15, 2018
— The Weather Channel (@weatherchannel) June 14, 2018
SPC Jun 15, 2018 0100 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook: SPC 0100Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 0752 PM CDT Thu Jun 14 2018 Valid 150100Z – 151200Z …THERE IS AN ENHANCED RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS… https://t.co/XJPt6Z3bn3 pic.twitter.com/x6AUVMcwSS
— Cardinal Weather (@CardinalWeather) June 15, 2018
O’HARE FORECAST …
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97.
Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78.
Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 83.
LAKE TEMPS …
SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN WATER TEMPERATURES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
906 AM CDT Thu Jun 14 2018
MICHIGAN CITY BUOY……….62.
SOUTH MID LAKE BUOY……….57.
NORTH MID LAKE BUOY……….41.
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EXCSVE HEAT WATCH …
Excessive Heat Watch
URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Chicago IL
859 PM CDT Thu Jun 14 2018
…Dangerous Combination of High Heat and Humidity Forecast
Saturday Through Monday…
Including the city of Chicago
859 PM CDT Thu Jun 14 2018
…EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING…
* TEMPERATURES…Afternoon highs will be in the mid to possibly
upper 90s Saturday through Monday. Nighttime lows in the city
will likely only be around 80 Saturday night and Sunday night.
* HEAT INDICES…Peak afternoon heat indices of 100 to 105 are
forecast Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Only minimal relief from
the heat is expected at night with heat indices likely to
remain in the 90s through the evening and possibly into
portions of the overnight hours.
* IMPACTS…The extended duration of heat, combined with nearly
full sunshine, and oppressive warmth even at night will lead
to potentially hazardous conditions, particularly for the
elderly and those with pre-existing health conditions.
Residents of the city of Chicago can call 3…1…1…to
request well being checks for elderly friends or family
members, or for information on finding the nearest cooling
An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of hot
temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and
high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in
which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids…stay
in an air-conditioned room…stay out of the sun…and check up
on relatives and neighbors.