IMPORTANT NOTE ON NWS DATA
Weather Radar shows a long band of thunderstorms from just north of Milwaukee to just northwest of Peoria at 4:40 p.m. Storms have maintained intensity across northern Illinois while moving in a direction toward the east-northeast. Radar indicates storms will be passing through Arlington Heights between 5pm and 6pm.
See also Arlingtoncardinal.com/clouds
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch was activated by the National Weather Service at 3:24 p.m. that includes the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS EXTENDED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
WATCH 524 TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING AREAS UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
IN ILLINOIS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 5 COUNTIES IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS …
COOK, DUPAGE, GRUNDY, KENDALL, WILL
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF BOLINGBROOK, CAROL STREAM, CHICAGO,
COAL CITY, DOWNERS GROVE, EVANSTON, JOLIET, LEMONT, LOMBARD,
MINOOKA, MORRIS, NAPERVILLE, OAK LAWN, ORLAND PARK, OSWEGO,
PARK FOREST, PLANO, SCHAUMBURG, WHEATON, WILMINGTON,
O’HARE FORECAST …
Forecast Beginning Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022
This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 83.
NIGHT SKY THIS MONTH …
Backyard stargazers get a monthly guide to the northern hemisphere’s skywatching events with “Tonight’s Sky.” Check the night sky objects for this month and past months in the playlist from the Space Telescope Science Institute YouTube channel (Musical track The Far River written by Jonn Serrie, from the album And the Stars Go With You courtesy of New World Music Ltd).
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