• Early AM

    May 6

    Lo 47°

    Areas of fog

    Hair Frizz Weather
    • Wind
      Gust
      16 mph
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Today

    May 6

    76°Lo 56°

    Areas of morning fog

    Watch for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      8 mph
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hours of Precip
      1.5
    more
  • Thu

    May 7

    83°Lo 63°

    Partly sunny

    Unlikely for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      20 mph
    • Precip
      16%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    more
  • Fri

    May 8

    80°Lo 60°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Advisory for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      16 mph
    • Precip
      63%
    • Hours of Precip
      8
  • Sat

    May 9

    70°Lo 49°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Unlikely for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      15 mph
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hours of Precip
      2
    more
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A couple of showers and thunderstorms 77° Lo 71° RealFeel® 80° / 66°

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  • Precipitation: 58%
  • Rain: 0.26 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Humidity: 68%
  • Cloud Cover: 80%
  • Dew Point: 63° F
  • Visibility: 8 mi
10 mph

Temperature History - May 8

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  Today Normal Record 5/8/2014
High 80° 68° 89° (2014) 89°
Low 60° 46° 37° (2011) 62°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:39 AM with 14:19 of sunlight, then sets at 7:58 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 8:33 AM with 0:52 of moolight, then sets at 9:26 AM

Des Plaines Weather Report

Chicago: Warm, Stormy Weather to Span the Week

May 6, 2015; 12:11 AM ET

Showers and thunderstorms are in the offing for the Chicago area through the end of the week, in addition to doses of above-average warmth. more >

The History Behind the UV Index

Nov 12, 2012; 5:00 AM ET The UV index has been around since the early 1990s. It was created to help you plan outdoor activities in hopes to limit overexposure to the sun. Jeannette Calle has more.

Fri. Hair Frizz

Fri. Wind Maps

Fri. UV Index