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

Greater Kankakee Airport (KIKK)

Lat: 41.12°NLon: -87.85°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

21°F

-6°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.33 in
Dewpoint 4°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 11 Feb 12:35 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Kankakee IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 22. West wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered flurries between midnight and 1am, then a chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 13 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as 1. Blustery, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Chance Snow
    and Blustery

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -15. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 2 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 13. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 13 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.

    Chance Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 22. West wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Scattered flurries between midnight and 1am, then a chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 23. Wind chill values as low as 1. Blustery, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -15. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 13. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 17.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
Kankakee IL
 41.12°N 87.85°W
12:17 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
1pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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