Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system is forecast to develop in southern Canada on Saturday then track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning Saturday. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Watches are in effect across this region.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lewis University Airport (KLOT)

Lat: 41.65°NLon: -88.07°WElev: 669ft.

Overcast

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.35 in
Dewpoint 21°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 Feb 6:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Romeoville IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of flurries after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph after midnight.

    Chance
    Flurries

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow before midnight, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West southwest wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 33.

    Chance Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 19.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 19 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 23 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of flurries after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before midnight, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 33.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 19.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Romeoville IL
 41.65°N 88.07°W
6:16 pm CST Feb 5, 2016
6pm CST Feb 5, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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