Quick Storms Between 11 PM and 1 AM; High 58 Thursday, Arlington Heights, Chicago Weather Forecast Northwest

About 9:30 p.m. a sharp cold front stretches from low pressure over Ontario and northern Lake Superior, southwest across Wisconsin and into eastern Iowa. The most likely timing for the threat for storms is midnight for the Rockford area, and by 1:00 a.m. for the Chicago area. The storms have formed a thin line across Iowa and Wisconsin, and will end abruptly with the passage of the cold front during the pre-dawn hours. The storms will be of short duration sometime between 11:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m., but could be severe.

Weather Radar (also nexrad.chgowx.com) shows storms starting to develop near Rockford ahead of a thin line in eastern Iowa and southwest Wisconsin at 9:45 p.m. The storms are moving southwest to northeast as the cold front moves west to east.









 O’HARE FORECAST … 

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Low around 54. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

Friday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. High near 68. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Friday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 64. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.

Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Columbus Day: A slight chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.

Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

 LAKE TEMPS … 

SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN WATER TEMPERATURES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
905 AM CDT Wed Oct 3 2018

LAKE MICHIGAN WATER TEMPERATURES…

CHICAGO SHORE……….68.

CHICAGO CRIB……….67.

WILMETTE BUOY……….65.

WAUKEGAN BUOY……….63.

WINTHROP HARBOR BUOY……….62.

MICHIGAN CITY……….65.

MICHIGAN CITY BUOY……….66.

SOUTH MID LAKE BUOY……….65.

NORTH MID LAKE BUOY……….61.

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M IS FOR MISSING DATA THAT IS NORMALLY AVAILABLE.

THE MICHIGAN CITY WATER TEMPERATURE SENSOR IS LOCATED AT A WATER
INTAKE ONE MILE OFFSHORE AND 60 FEET BELOW WATER SURFACE. IT IS READ
EVERY DAY OF THE YEAR.

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