Warm and humid with a heat index in the mid-90s and dew points in the 70s all day until about 7:00 p.m. There was a cold front lined up from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to the Central Plains overnight that is approaching our area today. The first cold front combined with a secondary cold front late tonight will bring in very nice summer weather Tuesday and Wednesday.
Weather Radar (also nexrad.chgowx.com) shows two thunderstorm cells that were in DeKalb County about 5:00 a.m. and merged as the moved east into Kane County that will pass south of the northwest suburbs.
Isolated showers & t-storms possible today. Somewhat cooler and MUCH less humid Tuesday through Thursday. pic.twitter.com/04G4SZkzCB
— NWS Chicago (@NWSChicago) July 16, 2018
SPC Jul 16, 2018 0600 UTC Day 1 Convective Outlook: SPC 1200Z Day 1 Outlook Day 1 Convective Outlook NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 1258 AM CDT Mon Jul 16 2018 Valid 161200Z – 171200Z …THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PARTS… https://t.co/rXsDUILdT2 pic.twitter.com/D2qbbdEDXx
— Cardinal Weather (@CardinalWeather) July 16, 2018
O’HARE FORECAST …
Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 3pm and 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 95. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Tonight: Clear, with a low around 66. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 81. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
LAKE TEMPS …
SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN WATER TEMPERATURES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
904 AM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018
LAKE MICHIGAN WATER TEMPERATURES…
MICHIGAN CITY BUOY……….74.
SOUTH MID LAKE BUOY……….72.
NORTH MID LAKE BUOY……….68.
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Mars setting and storms moving east in DeKalb County viewed from Arlington Heights near Highland Avenue and Campbell Street about 5:00 a.m.
Thunderstorm tops DeKalb Kane County viewed from Arlington Heights Vail and Northwest Highway.
Thunderstorm Head Dissipating DeKalb County, Kane County Monday morning about 5:30 a.m.
Uptown Cafe with dissipating thunderstorm tops over DeKalb County, entering Kane County in the background Monday morning.