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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 / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Overcast

37°F

3°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed NE 13 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1009.8 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 23 Feb 4:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Crystal Lake IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 38. Northeast wind around 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9pm.  Low around 37. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm.  High near 49. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 49 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 9pm and 10pm, then snow likely after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Blustery, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Snow
    Likely and
    Blustery

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Blustery.
    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 41.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 44.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 44 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 38. Northeast wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9pm. Low around 37. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm. High near 49. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 9pm and 10pm, then snow likely after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Blustery, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. 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.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 44.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52.
Tuesday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
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 and snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
Crystal Lake IL
 42.23°N 88.33°W
5:17 pm CST Feb 23, 2017
5pm CST Feb 23, 2017-6pm CST Mar 2, 2017
 
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