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Heavy Rain and Flooding, and Significant Wintry Impacts for the Central U.S.

A strong frontal boundary slowing as it moves into the central U.S. will tap into deep moisture to produce heavy rain and flooding, and a significant ice storm. Rain totals up to 7 inches, with isolated higher amounts, will be possible. Significant icing up to a third of an inch may occur in the central Plains and Middle Missouri Valley. Continued cold weather with snow to low elevations out west. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

34°F

1°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 20 Feb 7:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Elgin IL

Flood Warning February 20, 10:00pm until further notice
Flood Warning until February 21, 10:45am
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Flood Warning until further notice
Flood Warning
  •  
    Flood Warning until February 21, 10:45am

    NOW until
    10:45am Wed

    Flood Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and sleet, possibly mixed with freezing rain before 3am, then a slight chance of snow between 3am and 4am.  Low around 24. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.

    Wintry Mix
    then Wintry
    Mix Likely

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 37 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of freezing rain between 9pm and 5am, then a chance of rain after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 32. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of rain before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 44 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow before 8am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 8am and 10am, then a slight chance of rain after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 45 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain and sleet, possibly mixed with freezing rain before 3am, then a slight chance of snow between 3am and 4am. Low around 24. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. East northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of freezing rain between 9pm and 5am, then a chance of rain after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of rain before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow before 8am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 8am and 10am, then a slight chance of rain after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
Saturday Night
Rain likely before 3am, then a chance of rain and snow between 3am and 5am, then a chance of snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Elgin IL
 42.03°N 88.28°W
7:30 pm CST Feb 20, 2018
8pm CST Feb 20, 2018-6pm CST Feb 27, 2018
 
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