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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

Joliet Regional Airport (KJOT)

Lat: 41.52°NLon: 88.18°WElev: 572ft.

Light Rain

39°F

4°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 29.74 in
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Wind Chill33°F (1°C)
Last update 23 Feb 7:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Joliet IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 49 by 5am. East northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 59 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 11pm and midnight, then snow likely after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Snow
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow before noon.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Breezy.
    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 43.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 43 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 47.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 36 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely before 9pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9pm and 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 49 by 5am. East northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain before 11pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 11pm and midnight, then snow likely after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of snow before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
Monday Night
A chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow before noon, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
Tuesday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Joliet IL
 41.52°N 88.11°W
6:17 pm CST Feb 23, 2017
7pm CST Feb 23, 2017-6pm CST Mar 2, 2017
 
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