• Today

    May 3

    82°Lo 60°

    Partly sunny

    Unlikely for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      27 mph
    • Precip
      40%
    • Hours of Precip
      2.5
  • Mon

    May 4

    67°Lo 47°

    A couple of t-storms; cooler

    Advisory for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      17 mph
    • Precip
      64%
    • Hours of Precip
      16
    more
  • Tue

    May 5

    62°Lo 49°

    Cloudy, a couple of t-storms

    Advisory for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      12 mph
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hours of Precip
      3.5
    more
  • Wed

    May 6

    79°Lo 58°

    Warmer with a shower

    Watch for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      10 mph
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hours of Precip
      3
    more
  • Thu

    May 7

    83°Lo 62°

    Mostly sunny and very warm

    Watch for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      23 mph
    • Precip
      18%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
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Hi 82° RealFeel® 83° Precipitation 40%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SSW 14 mph
  • Gusts: 26 mph

Partial sunshine, becoming breezy this afternoon with a shower in spots

  • Max UV Index: 6 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 24%
  • Precipitation: 0.01 in
  • Rain: 0.01 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0.5 hrs
Lo 60° RealFeel® 52° Precipitation 66%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • SSW 10 mph
  • Gusts: 22 mph

Mostly cloudy and mild; a couple of showers and a thunderstorm toward dawn

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 24%
  • Precipitation: 0.3 in
  • Rain: 0.3 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 2 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 2 hrs

Temperature History - May 3

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  Today Normal Record 5/3/2014
High 82° 66° 84° (2012) 67°
Low 60° 44° 27° (2004) 44°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:45 AM with 14:07 of sunlight, then sets at 7:52 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 7:34 PM with 10:40 of moolight, then sets at 6:14 AM

Des Plaines Weather Report

Chicago: Weekend Warmth to Last Into Early Week

May 3, 2015; 1:27 AM ET

The month of May has opened the door for warm air to flow into the Chicago area following a cool end to April. 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.

Sun. Hair Frizz

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