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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fog/Mist

38°F

3°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed N 10 mph
Barometer 29.47 in (998.5 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill31°F (-1°C)
Last update 24 Feb 2:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Crystal Lake IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of drizzle after 4pm.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 37. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Drizzle and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of drizzle before 8pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 8pm and 9pm, then snow showers likely after 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 25. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Snow
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow showers before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Blustery.
    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 27 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow before noon, then a chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of drizzle after 4pm. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 37. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of drizzle before 8pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers between 8pm and 9pm, then snow showers likely after 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 25. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow showers before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 43. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow before noon, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
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Point Forecast:
Crystal Lake IL
 42.23°N 88.33°W
2:17 pm CST Feb 24, 2017
3pm CST Feb 24, 2017-6pm CST Mar 2, 2017
 
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