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

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.13°NLon: -87.83°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.32 in (1027.9 mb)
Dewpoint 2°F (-17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 12:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Northbrook IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 22. West wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -3. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 11 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -6. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Blustery

    High: 21 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -19. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 2 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 12. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 12 °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 10 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -3. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 21. Wind chill values as low as -6. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -19. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 12. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 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 21.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
Northbrook IL
 42.13°N 87.83°W
12:17 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
1pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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