Weather update for Oct. 11-17 week

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The MLK Commons on the campus of NIU in DeKalb.

Northern Star Staff

DeKALB — The weather for the week of Oct. 11 will have possible showers and thunderstorms scattered throughout the week, with temperatures dropping into the 40s over the weekend. Forecast data is provided by the National Weather Service

Monday 

Monday has a chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibility of a thunderstorm after 1 pm. The chance of precipitation is 80%. The high will be near 77. It will be breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth of a quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. 

Monday night will have showers and thunderstorms before 2 am, then a slight chance of showers. Chance of precipitation is 80%. The low will be around 57 degrees. It will be breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  

Tuesday 

Tuesday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Tuesday night will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 52 degrees. West and southeast winds of 5 to 10 mph become light and variable in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15mph. 

Wednesday 

Showers are likely and there is a possibility of thunderstorms, mainly after 2 pm. Chance of precipitation is 80%. It will be mostly cloudy with a high near 72 degrees. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph and increasing 10 to 15 mpg in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Wednesday night showers will be likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2 am. Chance of precipitation is 70%.  It will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 55 degrees. 

Thursday 

Thursday will be mostly sunny with a high near 68 degrees. Thursday night will be partly cloudy with a low around 49 degrees. 

Friday 

Friday will have a chance of showers, mainly after 2 pm. It will be mostly sunny with a high near 64 degrees. Friday night there will be a chance of showers, mainly before 2 am. It will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 43 degrees. 

Saturday 

Saturday will have a slight chance of showers. It will be mostly sunny, with a high near 58 degrees. Saturday night will be mostly clear with a low around 42 degrees. 

Sunday 

Sunday will be sunny with a high near 61 degrees.