Thunderstorms Weaken While Entering Northwest Cook County, Winds Moderate, Rain Diminished

Developing thunderstorms and regenerating thunderstorm cells weakened as they cross into northwest Cook County about 8:30 p.m. Sunday July 26, 2020. Rain in Arlington Heights and nearby northwest suburbs will likely be 0.5 inch or less from 8:30 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. Monday morning. Some areas west of the Chicago metropolitan area reported about 1.25 inch of rain.

The storms developed ahead of a surface cold front pushing northwest to southeast. The storms passed through McHenry County and most of Lake County, Illinois from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Arlington Heights and nearby northwest suburbs reported light rain around 8:30 p.m.

The high at the NWS station at O’Hare International Airport was 96°F Sunday. Monday’s high is forecast to be 85°F at 4:00 p.m. and Monday’s Heat Index high is forecast to be 88°F at 2:00 p.m.

Weather Radar (also nexrad.chgowx.com) shows thunderstorms moving southeast in a band from southeast Lake County Illinois to northeast Bureau County at 8:40 p.m.




 O’HARE FORECAST … 

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between midnight and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then a slight chance of showers between 11am and 2pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. West wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

 LAKE TEMPS … 

SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN WATER TEMPERATURES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
906 AM CDT Sun Jul 26 2020

LAKE MICHIGAN WATER TEMPERATURES…

CHICAGO SHORE……….74.

CHICAGO CRIB……….61.

WILMETTE BUOY……….76.

WAUKEGAN BUOY……….73.

WINTHROP HARBOR BUOY……….69.

MICHIGAN CITY BUOY……….77.

SOUTH MID LAKE BUOY……….74.

NORTH MID LAKE BUOY……….70.

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M IS FOR MISSING DATA THAT IS NORMALLY AVAILABLE.

july.chicagoweatherstation.com

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