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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joliet Regional Airport (KJOT)

Lat: 41.44°NLon: -88.23°WElev: 572ft.

Fair

17°F

-8°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.52 in
Dewpoint -3°F (-19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 Feb 5:35 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Channahon IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow after 4am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -2. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 8 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow, mainly after 8am.  High near 23. Wind chill values as low as -2. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow.  Low around 23. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 35 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 37.

    Chance Snow

    High: 37 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow after 4am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -2. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Snow, mainly after 8am. High near 23. Wind chill values as low as -2. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. Low around 23. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Breezy.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Channahon IL
 41.44°N 88.23°W
5:16 pm CST Feb 13, 2016
5pm CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 20, 2016
 
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