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Heavy Rain and Flooding, and Significant Wintry Impacts for the Central U.S.

A strong frontal boundary slowing as it moves into the central U.S. will tap into deep moisture to produce heavy rain and flooding, and a significant ice storm. Rain totals up to 7 inches, with isolated higher amounts, will be possible. Significant icing up to a third of an inch may occur in the central Plains and Middle Missouri Valley. Continued cold weather with snow to low elevations out west. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago/Waukegan Regional Airport (KUGN)

Lat: 42.43°NLon: 87.86°WElev: 709ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

6°C

42°F

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed W 19 G 33 km/h
Barometer 1014.7 mb (29.96 in)
Dewpoint 5°C (41°F)
Visibility 8 km
Wind Chill2°C (35°F)
Last update 20 Feb 4:55 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Waukegan IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain.  Patchy fog. Steady temperature around -14. West northwest wind around 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 7 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 3am, then a slight chance of snow between 3am and 4am.  Low around -4. Northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.

    Wintry Mix
    then Chance
    Wintry Mix

    Low: -4 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 1. North northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 1 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. North northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -4 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. East northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 3 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of freezing rain.  Cloudy, with a low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Chance
    Freezing Rain

    Low: -1 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Freezing rain likely before 9am, then rain likely between 9am and noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain Likely
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 6 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: -1 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of snow before 8am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 8am and 10am, then a slight chance of rain after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 6 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain. Patchy fog. Steady temperature around -14. West northwest wind around 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tonight
Rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 3am, then a slight chance of snow between 3am and 4am. Low around -4. Northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 1. North northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. North northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 3. East northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of freezing rain. Cloudy, with a low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
Freezing rain likely before 9am, then rain likely between 9am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow before 8am, then a slight chance of rain and snow between 8am and 10am, then a slight chance of rain after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 6.
Saturday Night
Rain before 2am, then a chance of rain and snow between 2am and 5am, then a chance of snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 6.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 6.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 5.
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Point Forecast:
Waukegan IL
 42.37°N 87.88°W
5:18 pm CST Feb 20, 2018
5pm CST Feb 20, 2018-6pm CST Feb 27, 2018
 
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