Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.77°NLon: -88.3°WElev: 758ft.

Fair

11°F

-12°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed N 16 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.39 in (1030.4 mb)
Dewpoint -7°F (-22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-6°F (-21°C)
Last update 12 Feb 8:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Aurora IL

Wind Chill Advisory February 13, 12:00am until February 13, 09:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Clear and
    Blustery then
    Clear

    Low: 1 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -15. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 13 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -7. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 21. Wind chill values as low as -7. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow.  Low around 19. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.

    Chance Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -15. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -15. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -7. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Snow. High near 21. Wind chill values as low as -7. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. Low around 19. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Friday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
Aurora IL
 41.77°N 88.3°W
9:15 pm CST Feb 12, 2016
9pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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