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 over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
Read More...

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.13°NLon: -88.01°WElev: 646ft.

A Few Clouds

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 56%
Wind Speed W 10 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 3°F (-16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill4°F (-16°C)
Last update 10 Feb 1:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Palatine IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -12. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -12. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -5. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 21. 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 Partly
    Sunny and
    Blustery

    High: 21 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Blustery.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 1 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 12.

    Sunny

    High: 12 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 1 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.

    Chance Snow

    High: 21 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as zero. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -12. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -12. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -5. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 21. 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
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1. Blustery.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 12.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 1.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 18.
Washington's Birthday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Palatine IL
 42.13°N 88.01°W
1:17 pm CST Feb 10, 2016
2pm CST Feb 10, 2016-6pm CST Feb 16, 2016
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database