Weather Update for Thursday July 19, 2018. Chance of Rain and Thunderstorms Increasing Through Weekend

National Weather Service

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You just have to enjoy things when you have them. Today is an excellent example.

Today, sunny for most of the day with a 10% chance of stuff happening, with a high of 84 in the Highland area, 77 near the lake and 85 as you travel inland. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. As we progress through the day, a low pressure zone will enter the Chicago area, bring some stuff with it. As we progress through the day the chance of stuff happening will increase.

Tonight a slight chance of thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 68. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Friday, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Friday night, a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 68. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

Saturday, intermittent showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 77. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Saturday night, a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

So enjoy today during the day if you can because you never know when stuff will happen. So go out and do stuff before stuff happens.

Radar Great Lakes & National

Central Great Lakes sector loop

 

 

 

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Look Ahead

Today
A 10 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 68. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 68. West southwest wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Saturday
Intermittent showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 77. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 81.

 

 

 

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