• Today

    Sep 4

    82°Lo 67°

    An afternoon thunderstorm

    Warning for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      8 mph
    • Precip
      50%
    • Hours of Precip
      1.5
    more
  • Sat

    Sep 5

    90°Lo 70°

    Partly sunny, hot and humid

    Warning for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      8 mph
    • Precip
      24%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Sun

    Sep 6

    92°Lo 74°

    Partly sunny, hot and humid

    Advisory for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      13 mph
    • Precip
      9%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Mon

    Sep 7

    86°Lo 70°

    A t-storm in the afternoon

    Advisory for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      12 mph
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hours of Precip
      2
    more
  • Tue

    Sep 8

    79°Lo 66°

    Mostly cloudy with t-storms

    Emergency for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      13 mph
    • Precip
      68%
    • Hours of Precip
      4
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Hi 79° RealFeel® 86° Precipitation 68%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SW 8 mph
  • Gusts: 13 mph

Mostly cloudy and humid with showers and thunderstorms

  • Max UV Index: 2 (Low)
  • Thunderstorms: 60%
  • Precipitation: 0.47 in
  • Rain: 0.47 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 4 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 4 hrs
Lo 66° RealFeel® 63° Precipitation 25%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • NW 7 mph
  • Gusts: 12 mph

Cloudy, warm and humid

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

Temperature History - Sep 8

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  Today Normal Record 9/8/2014
High 79° 78° 90° (2002) 78°
Low 66° 58° 48° (2010) 54°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:24 AM with 12:50 of sunlight, then sets at 7:14 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 2:03 AM with 14:31 of moolight, then sets at 4:34 PM

Des Plaines Weather Report

Chicago: Sun, Humidity to Grip Region Before Stormy Labor Day

September 4, 2015; 10:04 AM ET

As the Labor Day weekend shapes up, Chicago residents will see mostly sunny and humid conditions until the holiday itself on Monday. 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.

Tue. Hair Frizz

Tue. Wind Maps

Tue. UV Index