• Today

    May 6

    75°Lo 59°

    Some sun, a shower; warmer

    Advisory for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      9 mph
    • Precip
      40%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
  • Thu

    May 7

    85°Lo 63°

    Partly sunny and breezy

    Watch for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      25 mph
    • Precip
      16%
    • Hours of Precip
      1
    more
  • Fri

    May 8

    80°Lo 58°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Advisory for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      16 mph
    • Precip
      62%
    • Hours of Precip
      8
    more
  • Sat

    May 9

    70°Lo 46°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Watch for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      16 mph
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hours of Precip
      2
    more
  • Sun

    May 10

    64°Lo 50°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Watch for hair frizz
    • Wind
      Gust
      15 mph
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hours of Precip
      7.5
    more
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Hi 75° RealFeel® 76° Precipitation 40%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SE 5 mph
  • Gusts: 9 mph

Times of clouds and sun with a shower in spots; warmer

  • Max UV Index: 6 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 29%
  • Precipitation: 0.02 in
  • Rain: 0.02 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1 hrs
Lo 59° RealFeel® 57° Precipitation 5%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • S 6 mph
  • Gusts: 9 mph

Partly cloudy and mild

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

Temperature History - May 6

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 5/6/2014
High 75° 67° 91° (1949) 63°
Low 59° 45° 30° (1992) 41°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:41 AM with 14:15 of sunlight, then sets at 7:56 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 10:29 PM with 10:01 of moolight, then sets at 8:30 AM

Mount Prospect Weather Report

Chicago: Warm, Stormy Weather to Span the Week

May 6, 2015; 4:11 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.

Wed. Hair Frizz

Wed. Wind Maps

Wed. UV Index