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 / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.26°NLon: -88°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

10°F

-12°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed NW 12 mph
Barometer 30.31 in (1027.8 mb)
Dewpoint -1°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill-5°F (-21°C)
Last update 11 Feb 8:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Mundelein IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -9. West wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 19 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -5. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 8 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -4. Blustery, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Blustery

    High: 19 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Blustery

    Low: -1 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Cold

    High: 10 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.

    Chance Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow, mainly before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.

    Chance Snow

    High: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -9. West wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -5. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Wind chill values as low as -4. Blustery, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -20. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
Sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -1.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of snow after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 16.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Tuesday
A slight 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 chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Mundelein IL
 42.26°N 88°W
8:15 am CST Feb 11, 2016
9am CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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