• Today

    Aug 24

    81°Lo 72°

    Heavy rain and a thunderstorm

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      75%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      86°
    • Wind
      Speed
      12 mph
  • Thu

    Aug 25

    80°Lo 63°

    Mostly cloudy with a t-storm

    Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      56%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      90°
    • Wind
      Speed
      6 mph
    more
  • Fri

    Aug 26

    77°Lo 62°

    Nice with clouds and sun

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      15%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      83°
    • Wind
      Speed
      5 mph
    more
  • Sat

    Aug 27

    80°Lo 69°

    Mostly cloudy with a t-storm

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      59%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      83°
    • Wind
      Speed
      7 mph
    more
  • Sun

    Aug 28

    84°Lo 66°

    Mostly cloudy and humid

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      88°
    • Wind
      Speed
      7 mph
    more
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A shower or thunderstorm 81° Lo 79° RealFeel® 86° / 81°

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  • Precipitation: 67%
  • Rain: 0.6 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Humidity: 80%
  • Cloud Cover: 89%
  • Dew Point: 73° F
  • Visibility: 7 mi
12 mph

Temperature History - Aug 24

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  Today Normal Record 8/24/2015
High 81° 81° 100° (1947) 75°
Low 72° 62° 48° (1942) 55°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:09 AM with 13:28 of sunlight, then sets at 7:37 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 11:46 PM with 14:33 of moolight, then sets at 2:19 PM

Des Plaines Weather Report

Strong thunderstorms to target St. Louis to Chicago into Thursday

August 24, 2016; 1:25 PM ET

Rounds of showers and thunderstorms will bring the potential for flash flooding and localized damaging wind gusts through Thursday. more >

Is Your Outdoor Gear Waterproof?

Dec 5, 2012; 5:00 AM ET Now that it's cold enough to hit the slopes, you may want to look more closely at what materials your winter sports gear is made of. As it turns out, not all waterproofing is created equal.

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