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Wintry mix of snow, sleet and rain/freezing rain over parts of the Northeast and New England

Winter weather advisories and winter storm warnings are in place across portions of New York State and much of New England. Coastal flooding is likely from the Delmarva to southern Long Island and portions of southern New England. Elsewhere, heavy snow will fall across the northern Rockies to the northern Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Overcast

35°F

2°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed NW 8 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.8 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 24 Jan 7:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Winnetka IL

  • Today

    Today: Cloudy, with a high near 40. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Cloudy

    High: 40 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely before 2am, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 4am, then rain likely after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 37. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance Rain
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 43. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. Blustery, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Blustery

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    and Breezy

    High: 34 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Scattered flurries after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    Low: 25 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Scattered flurries.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.

    Scattered
    Flurries

    High: 29 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow showers after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Cloudy, with a high near 40. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
Rain likely before 2am, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2am and 4am, then rain likely after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 37. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of rain, mainly after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 43. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Rain and snow likely, becoming all snow after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 31. Blustery, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
Scattered flurries after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
Scattered flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow showers after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Winnetka IL
 42.1°N 87.75°W
8:17 am CST Jan 24, 2017
8am CST Jan 24, 2017-6pm CST Jan 30, 2017
 
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