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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest through Friday; Severe storms for Ohio Valley on Friday

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds - with blizzard conditions - to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest through Friday creating treacherous travel conditions. Also, strong winds and dry conditions are creating extreme wildfire threats in the southern Plains. Meanwhile, this system will bring a threat of severe thunderstorms to the Ohio Valley on Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

37°F

3°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed NE 14 mph
Barometer 29.72 in (1006.9 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Wind Chill28°F (-2°C)
Last update 23 Feb 7:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Elgin IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9pm.  Low around 37. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 40. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 10pm and 11pm, then snow likely after 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 26. Blustery, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Snow
    Likely and
    Blustery

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Blustery.
    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 30 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9pm. Low around 37. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 10pm and 11pm, then snow likely after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 26. Blustery, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow before noon, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
Elgin IL
 42.03°N 88.28°W
8:17 pm CST Feb 23, 2017
8pm CST Feb 23, 2017-6pm CST Mar 2, 2017
 
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