Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Chicago, Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (KORD)

Lat: 41.97°NLon: -87.67°WElev: 666ft.

Overcast

19°F

-7°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed W 10 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1021.8 mb)
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill8°F (-13°C)
Last update 12 Feb 5:51 am CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL

Wind Chill Advisory February 13, 12:00am until February 13, 09:00am
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Wind Chill Advisory
  • Today

    Today: A chance of snow between 7am and noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 21 by noon, then falling to around 15 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -4. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Blustery.
    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 21 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery

    Low: 2 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -18. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 13 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -7. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 6 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 21. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow and
    Breezy

    High: 21 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 21 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 20 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 33 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 25 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.

    Chance Snow

    High: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of snow between 7am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 21 by noon, then falling to around 15 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values as low as -4. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as -18. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -7. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Sunday
Snow. High near 21. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Washington's Birthday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SE Lincolnwood IL
 41.97°N 87.67°W
5:38 am CST Feb 12, 2016
6am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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