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Heavy Snow & Ice Across Portions of the Plains and Midwest; Unsettled in the Pacific Northwest

Heavy snow and freezing rain will impact portions of the Plains, upper Midwest, and Great Lakes into Monday. Significant snow accumulations and gusty winds are likely in some areas. Farther to the south, rain and a few thunderstorms are expected over the Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio Valleys. Heavy rain & mountain snowfall will also continue from northern California into the Pacific Northwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

48°F

9°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 29.57 in (1001.7 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 22 Jan 6:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Elgin IL

Flood Advisory until January 22, 09:00am
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    Flood Advisory until January 22, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Mon

    Flood Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then a slight chance of showers between 11am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Areas of fog before 11am. High near 55. East wind around 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Areas Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 55 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain showers likely before 5am, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow showers. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 31 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Snow likely, mainly before 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 32. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Cloudy

    High: 32 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Wednesday

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

    Partly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 11am, then a slight chance of showers between 11am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Areas of fog before 11am. High near 55. East wind around 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain showers likely before 5am, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 31. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday
Snow likely, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 32. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Friday Night
A chance of showers after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
Elgin IL
 42.03°N 88.28°W
6:18 am CST Jan 22, 2018
7am CST Jan 22, 2018-6pm CST Jan 28, 2018
 
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