• Tonight

    May 4

    Lo 48°

    Showers and thunderstorms

    Skiing Weather
    • Rain
      0 in
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
  • Tue

    May 5

    60°Lo 51°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Poor for skiing
    • Rain
      0.20 in
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hours of Precip
      2
    more
  • Wed

    May 6

    77°Lo 58°

    Warmer with a shower or two

    Poor for skiing
    • Rain
      0.05 in
    • Precip
      56%
    • Hours of Precip
      2
    more
  • Thu

    May 7

    84°Lo 63°

    Partly sunny and very warm

    Poor for skiing
    • Rain
      0 in
    • Precip
      16%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Fri

    May 8

    81°Lo 61°

    Partly sunny, a t-storm; warm

    Poor for skiing
    • Rain
      0.20 in
    • Precip
      57%
    • Hours of Precip
      1.5
    more
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A couple of showers and heavy thunderstorms 52° Lo 48° RealFeel® 51° / 41°

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  • Precipitation: 67%
  • Rain: 0.58 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Humidity: 79%
  • Cloud Cover: 99%
  • Dew Point: 44° F
  • Visibility: 8 mi
6 mph

Temperature History - May 4

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  Today Normal Record 5/4/2014
High 71° 66° 80° (2010) 58°
Low 48° 45° 30° (2005) 44°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:44 AM with 14:09 of sunlight, then sets at 7:53 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 8:33 PM with 10:21 of moolight, then sets at 6:54 AM

Des Plaines Weather Report

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May 4, 2015; 6:04 PM ET

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Radar & Satellite

48 Hour Precipitation Forecast

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