• Tonight

    Oct 1

    Lo 61°

    A few showers

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      19%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      69°
    • Wind
      Gust
      15 mph
  • Thu

    Oct 2

    76°Lo 59°

    A couple of thunderstorms

    Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      75°
    • Wind
      Gust
      12 mph
    more
  • Fri

    Oct 3

    62°Lo 40°

    Cooler with a few showers

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      59%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      59°
    • Wind
      Gust
      22 mph
    more
  • Sat

    Oct 4

    51°Lo 39°

    Colder with a shower possible

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      30%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      44°
    • Wind
      Gust
      23 mph
    more
  • Sun

    Oct 5

    56°Lo 43°

    A shower possible

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      30%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      51°
    • Wind
      Gust
      18 mph
    more
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Hi 71° RealFeel® 69° Precipitation 19%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SE 8 mph
  • Gusts: 15 mph

Pleasant and warmer with a blend of sun and clouds

  • Max UV Index: 4 (Moderate)
  • Thunderstorms: 2%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 61° RealFeel® 57° Precipitation 67%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • SSE 6 mph
  • Gusts: 9 mph

Becoming cloudy and mild with a couple of showers, mainly later

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 29%
  • Precipitation: 0.14 in
  • Rain: 0.14 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 1.5 hrs

Temperature History - Oct 1

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  Today Normal Record 10/1/2013
High 71° 68° N/A 79°
Low 61° 48° N/A 62°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:48 AM with 11:46 of sunlight, then sets at 6:34 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 1:54 PM with 10:06 of moolight, then sets at 12:00 AM

Prospect Heights Weather Report

Chicago: Mix of Sun, Storms Ahead as Temperatures Fluctuate

October 1, 2014; 7:29 AM ET

The Chicago area is set for a roller-coaster weather pattern over the next few days as temperatures rise and fall in between alternating sunny and stormy skies. 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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Wed. UV Index