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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

Chicago/Waukegan Regional Airport (KUGN)

Lat: 42.43°NLon: 87.86°WElev: 709ft.

Light Rain

37°F

3°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed N 12 G 24 mph
Barometer 29.55 in (1001.5 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 24 Feb 5:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Wonder Lake IL

  • Today

    Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm.  Areas of fog. High near 39. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers and
    Areas Fog
    then Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 39 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain showers before 8pm, then a chance of rain showers, snow showers, and sleet between 8pm and 10pm, then snow showers likely after 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Chance Wintry
    Mix then Snow
    Showers
    Likely and
    Blustery

    Low: 24 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Blustery.
    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Breezy.
    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 9pm and midnight, then a chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow before 7am, then a chance of rain and snow between 7am and 8am, then rain likely after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Rain
    Likely

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers after 3pm. Areas of fog. High near 39. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of rain showers before 8pm, then a chance of rain showers, snow showers, and sleet between 8pm and 10pm, then snow showers likely after 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Blustery, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. 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. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Monday Night
A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 9pm and midnight, then a chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 7am, then a chance of rain and snow between 7am and 8am, then rain likely after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Wonder Lake IL
 42.39°N 88.4°W
6:18 am CST Feb 24, 2017
6am CST Feb 24, 2017-6pm CST Mar 2, 2017
 
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