• Tonight

    May 6

    Lo 56°

    Partly cloudy and mild

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      35%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      71°
    • Wind
      Gust
      17 mph
    more
  • Thu

    May 7

    81°Lo 62°

    Partly sunny and warmer

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      16%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      83°
    • Wind
      Gust
      17 mph
    more
  • Fri

    May 8

    77°Lo 57°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      66%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      81°
    • Wind
      Gust
      15 mph
  • Sat

    May 9

    65°Lo 44°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      68°
    • Wind
      Gust
      15 mph
    more
  • Sun

    May 10

    61°Lo 52°

    A shower and t-storm around

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      60%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      62°
    • Wind
      Gust
      15 mph
    more
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Hi 77° RealFeel® 81° Precipitation 66%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SSW 10 mph
  • Gusts: 15 mph

Mainly cloudy and warm with a couple of showers and a thunderstorm

  • Max UV Index: 6 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 60%
  • Precipitation: 0.6 in
  • Rain: 0.6 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 4 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 4 hrs
Lo 57° RealFeel® 52° Precipitation 76%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • NNW 8 mph
  • Gusts: 14 mph

Periods of rain in the evening; otherwise, mild with considerable cloudiness

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 24%
  • Precipitation: 0.4 in
  • Rain: 0.4 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 4 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 4 hrs

Temperature History - May 8

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  Today Normal Record 5/8/2014
High 77° 64° N/A 87°
Low 57° 45° N/A 45°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:38 AM with 14:21 of sunlight, then sets at 7:59 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 12:16 AM with 9:09 of moolight, then sets at 9:26 AM

Wadsworth Weather Report

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May 6, 2015; 6:02 PM 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 >

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