Thunderstorms with Damaging Winds and a Few Tornadoes Possible Monday Afternoon, Evening

NWS Storm Prediction Center Tornado Outlook Map for Monday afternoon, October 11, 2021 (SOURCE: NWS Storm Prediction Center)
NWS Storm Prediction Center Tornado Outlook Map for Monday afternoon, October 11, 2021 (SOURCE: NWS Storm Prediction Center).

The threat of severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and isolated hail exists Monday, October 11, 2021 with the chance of a few tornadoes in all of northern Illinois, according to the NWS Chicago and the NWS Storm Prediction Center. All of Chicagoland and northern Illinois is in a tornado outlook zone that plots a 5% probability of a tornado within 25 miles of any point in Chicagoland or northern Illinois.

Gusty winds of up to 30 to 40 MPH from the South are possible ahead of the storms.

Arlington Heights and nearby communities including western Lake County are likely to experience the onset of threat of severe weather between 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. McHenry County, Kane County and DeKalb County will likely experience severe weather between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Severe weather is forecast to be exiting northeast Illinois including the Lake Michigan shoreline by about 9:00 p.m. or 10:00 p.m.

Weather Radar) shows are large area of thunderstorms in western Illinois for the entire length of the state from north to south. Storm cells are moving north-northeast while the entire complex of storms is moving slowly west to east. Storms were just arriving in the Rockford area about 10:30 a.m.

See also Arlingtoncardinal.com/clouds

 O’HARE FORECAST … 

Columbus Day (Monday): Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am, then a slight chance of showers after 4am. Low around 60. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tuesday: A 10 percent chance of showers before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Wednesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 4am, then a chance of showers after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 70.

Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Friday: A chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

Friday Night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

Saturday: A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

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

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

 LAKE TEMPS … 

SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN WATER TEMPERATURES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
913 AM CDT Mon Oct 11 2021

LAKE MICHIGAN WATER TEMPERATURES…

CHICAGO SHORE……….67.

CHICAGO CRIB……….66.

CHICAGO BUOY……….67.

WILMETTE BUOY……….66.

WAUKEGAN BUOY……….M.

WINTHROP HARBOR BUOY……….65.

MICHIGAN CITY……….65.

MICHIGAN CITY BUOY………M.

SOUTH MID LAKE BUOY……….66.

NORTH MID LAKE BUOY……….64.

&&

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.

october.chicagoweatherstation.com

Arlingtoncardinal.com/radar

Chicago Weather Forecast for your MAC/PC/TABLET includes surrounding suburbs.

THANKS FOR READING CARDINAL NEWS …




^^ MOBILE? USE VOICE MIC ^^

 facebook … 

Please ‘LIKE’ the ‘Arlington Cardinal Page. See all of The Cardinal Facebook fan pages at Arlingtoncardinal.com/about/facebook …


Help fund The Cardinal Arlingtoncardinal.com/sponsor