Weather Radar (also nexrad.chgowx.com) shows a severe storm over west Palatine and Inverness at 5:35 p.m., and a new storm rapidly developing over Bloomingdale that will likely be in a track over Arlington Heights by about 6:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. The primary concerns are severe lightning and possible flash flooding, and to a lesser extent, high winds. Lightning strikes, including roof strikes, are possible with these storms.
UPDATE: The storm cell on track for Arlington Heights diminished between Busse Woods and Arlington Heights. The storms this afternoon have had a history of building rapidly and then collapsing.
Air temperature is above 80°F with rain and the Dew Point is about 70°F after being above 70°F most of the day.
O’HARE FORECAST …
This Afternoon: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 84. South southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly clear, with a low around 70. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Chicago Weather Forecast for your MAC/PC/TABLET includes surrounding suburbs.
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