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 / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: -88.26°WElev: 758ft.

Light Snow

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed W 17 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1022.6 mb)
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 12 Feb 9:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport IL

Wind Chill Advisory February 13, 12:00am until February 13, 09:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  • Today

    Today: Snow likely, mainly before 11am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature rising to near 21 by noon, then falling to around 15 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -3. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Partly
    Sunny and
    Blustery

    High: 21 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: -2 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -20. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 13 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -7. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 21. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 18 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.

    Chance Snow

    High: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Snow likely, mainly before 11am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature rising to near 21 by noon, then falling to around 15 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -3. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -20. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -7. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Snow. High near 21. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport IL
 41.9°N 88.26°W
9:42 am CST Feb 12, 2016
10am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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