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Significant winter storm to bring heavy snow and ice from the Plains to the upper Midwest, Great Lakes and New England

A strong low pressure system will bring heavy snow, ice, and strong winds from the Plains to the upper Midwest, and western Great Lakes through tonight. Treacherous travel conditions are expected. Wintry precipitation will expand into portions of New England Tuesday into Tuesday night. An inclement pattern will also persist from northern California to the Pacific Northwest into the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Overcast

54°F

12°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed S 14 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.46 in (997.7 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 22 Jan 2:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Winnetka IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 51 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain before 4am, then rain and snow likely between 4am and 5am, then a chance of snow after 5am. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a low around 33. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Rain
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 9am.  Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 31 by 5pm. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Breezy.
    Chance Snow
    then Cloudy

    High: 35 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 32. West wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A chance of rain before 4am, then rain and snow likely between 4am and 5am, then a chance of snow after 5am. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 33. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 9am. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 31 by 5pm. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Winnetka IL
 42.1°N 87.75°W
2:20 pm CST Jan 22, 2018
3pm CST Jan 22, 2018-6pm CST Jan 28, 2018
 
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