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Active Weather Continues in the West; Potent Cold Front to Move Through the East this Weekend

A complex weather system will continue to bring active conditions over the Western U.S. through early Saturday, including more heavy snowfall through the Rockies. Farther east, a potent cold front will advance through the Ohio Valley Saturday, bringing rain and a few strong thunderstorms. As the front clears the east coast on Sunday, colder and gusty conditions will return. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Joliet Regional Airport (KJOT)

Lat: 41.52°NLon: 88.18°WElev: 572ft.

Overcast

47°F

8°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed S 13 G 20 mph
Barometer 29.61 in
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 17 Nov 8:55 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSE Preston Heights IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 3am.  Widespread fog, mainly after 4am. Temperature rising to around 47 by midnight. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and Fog

    Low: 44 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain, mainly before 3pm.  Patchy fog before 8am. Temperature falling to around 38 by 4pm. Breezy, with a light west northwest wind becoming north 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 45 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 34. West northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 49.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 3am. Widespread fog, mainly after 4am. Temperature rising to around 47 by midnight. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Rain, mainly before 3pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Temperature falling to around 38 by 4pm. Breezy, with a light west northwest wind becoming north 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 34. West northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 49.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 34.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thanksgiving Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSE Preston Heights IL
 41.46°N 88.06°W
8:20 pm CST Nov 17, 2017
9pm CST Nov 17, 2017-6pm CST Nov 24, 2017
 
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