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Freezing Rain Threat for the Central Plains and Southern Great Lakes

Ice and freezing rain will impact north-central Kansas, eastern Nebraska, much of Iowa, southern Minnesota, and Wisconsin into southern Michigan through Tuesday. A lesser threat will expand into portions of New York State and southern New England Wednesday. Meanwhile, heavy rain will impact portions of Texas and the Lower Mississippi Valley this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport (KDPA)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: 88.25°WElev: 758ft.

Fog/Mist

37°F

3°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1009.7 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 1.75 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 16 Jan 11:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Elgin IL

Dense Fog Advisory until January 17, 10:00am
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Dense Fog Advisory
  •  
    Dense Fog Advisory until January 17, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Tue

    Dense Fog Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain and thunderstorms.  Widespread dense fog. Steady temperature around 38. East wind around 5 mph becoming northwest.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Rain and
    Dense Fog

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain before noon, then a chance of showers, mainly after 3pm.  Areas of dense fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 40. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain
    and Areas
    Dense Fog

    High: 40 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 8pm, then gradually ending.  Cloudy, with a low around 30. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 43.

    Chance Rain

    High: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain and thunderstorms. Widespread dense fog. Steady temperature around 38. East wind around 5 mph becoming northwest. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of rain before noon, then a chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. Areas of dense fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 40. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of rain showers, mixing with snow after 8pm, then gradually ending. Cloudy, with a low around 30. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Friday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 43.
Friday Night
A slight chance of rain before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Sunday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 47.
Sunday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 36.
Monday
Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
Elgin IL
 42.03°N 88.28°W
12:18 am CST Jan 17, 2017
12am CST Jan 17, 2017-6pm CST Jan 22, 2017
 
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