Archive for July 2012

Tuesday, July 31 2012

07/31/2012

Summary: The next few days are expected to remain relatively uneventful, with temperatures only slightly above the seasonal averages.

Tonight: Mostly clear with lows in the mid 60s and winds out of the northeast at 5 to 10 MPH in the evening, becoming light and variable after midnight.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny with highs in the upper 80s. Winds will be light and variable in the morning, then coming from the southeast at 5 to 10 MPH in the afternoon.  

Wednesday night: Mostly clear with lows in the upper 60s. Winds will be out of the south at 5 to 10 MPH in the evening, becoming light and variable after midnight.

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Your long-term forecast: We may see a few opportunities for some rainfall at the end of the week, as there will be a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms on Friday with a good chance of storms on Saturday, although conditions are expected to improve for Sunday. Daytime highs for the period will be in the mid 80s to the low 90s, with overnight lows in the mid 60s to the low 70s.

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Monday, July 30 2012

07/30/2012

Summary: A few storms will be possible over northern Illinois tonight, and may produce high winds if they occur, however they are expected to clear out by morning.

Tonight: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the lower 70s with winds generally out of the southwest at 5 to 10 MPH in the evening, becoming light and variable overnight.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny with highs in the upper 80s and winds out of the north at around 10 MPH.  

Tuesday night: Mostly clear with lows in the upper 60s and light and variable winds.

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Your long-term forecast: There will be a few opportunities for some wet weather towards the end of the week, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms Thursday and Friday, anda better chance of storms on Saturday. Daytime highs for the period will be in the mid to upper 80s, with overnight lows in the upper 60s to the lower 70s.

Friday, July 27 2012

07/27/2012

Summary: Pleasant weather and seasonably appropriate temperatures are expected to persist for much of the weekend, with only a slight chance of storms late Sunday night.

Tonight: Partly cloudy with lows in the upper 60s and winds out of the north at 5 to 10 MPH.

Saturday: Mostly sunny with highs in the mid 80s and winds out of the northeast at 5 to 10 MPH.  

Saturday night: Mostly clear with lows in the mid 60s. Winds will be out of the east at 5 to 10 MPH in the evening, becoming light and variable after midnight.  

Sunday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight. Daytime highs will be in the mid80s with overnight lows of around 70.

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Your long-term forecast: Some wet weather may be returning to northern Illinois for the first half of next week, as Monday through Wednesday will each have a chance for showers and thunderstorms. Daytime highs for the period will remain fairly steady in the upper 80s, with overnight lows in the upper 60s to the lower 70s.

Thursday, July 26 2012

07/26/2012

Summary: There will be a few chances for some showers and thunderstorms across the region, beginning as early as this afternoon and lasting into tomorrow, along with temperatures that will be well in-line with the seasonal averages.

Tonight: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the upper 60s with winds generally out of the northwest at 5 to 10 MPH.

Friday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the lower 80s with winds out of the northwest at 10 to 15 MPH.  

Friday night: Partly cloudy in the evening becoming clear overnight. Lows will be in the mid 60s with winds out of the north at 10 to 15 MPH.

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Your long-term forecast: While Sunday will likely remain fairly uneventful, showers and thunderstorms will be possible Sunday night into Tuesday, before calm conditions are expected to return by Tuesday night. Daytime highs for the period will be in the mid to upper 80s, with overnight lows in the upper 60s to the lower 70s.

Wednesday, July 25 2012

07/25/2012

Summary: A few chances for some storms will exist over the next couple of days, with closer-to-average temperatures returning for tomorrow.

Tonight: Partly cloudy and muggy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the mid 70s with winds out of the west at 5 to 15 MPH.

Thursday: Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the upper 80s with winds out of the northwest at 5 to 10 MPH.  

Thursday night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the upper 60s with light and variable winds.

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Your long-term forecast: As we enter the weekend, Saturday will likely remain dry, however there will be a chance for showers and thunderstorms on both Sunday and Monday. Daytime highs for the period will generally remain in the 80s with overnight lows in the mid 60s to the low 70s.

Tuesday, July 24 2012

07/24/2012

Summary: Hot and muggy conditions will continue for the next couple of days, along with a few opportunities for some stormy weather through tomorrow.

Tonight: Cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows will be in the lower 70s with winds gradually shifting from the east to southeast at 5 to 10 MPH.

Wednesday: Partly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the early morning, becoming partly cloudy by the afternoon. Highs will be around 100 with winds out ofthe southwest at 10 to 20 MPH, gusting up to 30 at times.  

Wednesday night: Partly cloudy and muggy with a good chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the mid 70s with winds shifting from the southwest to the northwest at around 10 MPH.

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Your long-term forecast: There will be a chance of showers and thunderstorms for Friday and will likely clear out for Saturday, however additional storms will be possible on Sunday. Daytime highs for the period will be in the mid to upper 80s, with overnight lows in the mid 60s to the lower 70s.

Monday, July 23 2012

07/23/2012

Summary: As drought conditions continue for much of the Midwest region, there will be a few chances for some much needed rainfall in northern Illinois over the next couple of days.

Tonight: Cloudy with achance of showers and thunderstorms in the early evening, with storms becoming likely after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 70s with generally light and variable winds.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the mid 80s with winds out of the east at 5 to 15 MPH.  

Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy with a good chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the lower 70s with windsgradually shifting from the northeast to the southeast at 5 to 10 MPH.

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Your long-term forecast: There will be a good chance of a few showers and thunderstorms Thursday into Friday, however Friday night through Saturday will likely remain dry. Daytime highs for the period will remain fairly steady in the mid 80s, with overnight lows in the upper 60s to the low 70s.