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

Chicago/Waukegan Regional Airport (KUGN)

Lat: 42.37°NLon: -87.93°WElev: 709ft.

Fair

14°F

-10°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 30.51 in (1036.2 mb)
Dewpoint -5°F (-21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill2°F (-17°C)
Last update 13 Feb 2:55 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Gurnee IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -3. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 13 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -7. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 21. Wind chill values as low as -7. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow.  Low around 20. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow then
    Snow Likely

    Low: 20 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -3. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -7. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Snow. High near 21. Wind chill values as low as -7. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow. Low around 20. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
Gurnee IL
 42.37°N 87.93°W
2:15 pm CST Feb 13, 2016
3pm CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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