Slight Chance of a Severe Storm Rolling Through; Line of Storms Approaching Wednesday Night

The most likely time for a good round of lightning and thunder is about 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Wednesday in the northwest suburbs. Periodic rain and thunder may continue until about 5:00 a.m. Total rainfall should be less than an inch.

There’s a warm front in the area near Peoria with a big temperature contrast this afternoon. Waukegan was 47°F while Paxton, Illinois was 80°F. Chicago’s NWS station at O’Hare reported the highest hourly reading of 67°F at 7:51 p.m. Overnight the low will be 60°F from about 2:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. Tomorrow’s high will reach 66°F at 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Weather Radar (also nexrad.chgowx.com) shows a strong line of storms that could arrive in Arlington Heights and the northwest suburbs by 8:50 p.m. The line of storms has produced a Tornado Warning south of Interstate 80 near Interstate 39. The line of storms passed through half of McHenry County and entered Kane County’s western boundary at 8:18 p.m.








 O’HARE FORECAST … 

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 10pm. Low around 60. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then a chance of showers between 7am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. South wind around 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 58. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

Sunday: A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 64.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Wednesday: A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN WATER TEMPERATURES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
906 AM CDT Wed May 8 2019

LAKE MICHIGAN WATER TEMPERATURES…

CHICAGO SHORE……….51.

CHICAGO CRIB……….40.

WILMETTE BUOY……….57.

MICHIGAN CITY……….46.

MICHIGAN CITY BUOY……….48.

&&

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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