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

De Kalb Taylor Municipal Airport (KDKB)

Lat: 41.9°NLon: -88.76°WElev: 909ft.

Overcast

17°F

-8°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.27 in
Dewpoint 8°F (-13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 7:15 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Dekalb IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of snow between midnight and 5am, then scattered flurries after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 12 °F

  • Friday

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

    Decreasing
    Clouds and
    Blustery

    High: 20 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -18. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: -1 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -19. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 11 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 2 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 20. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    High: 20 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 17 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    High: 31 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of snow between midnight and 5am, then scattered flurries after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -4. Blustery, with a northwest 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 -18. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values as low as -19. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Sunday
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 20. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
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 30.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Dekalb IL
 41.9°N 88.76°W
7:16 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
7pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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