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Heavy Snow Moves into the Rockies; Northern Plains

A storm will move from the western U.S. into the Wasatch and northern Rockies. Heavy snow, gusty winds and difficult travel conditions are likely. The storm will move into the Northern Plains toward the end of the week, with possible blizzard conditions. Elsewhere, heavy rain is possible along the central Gulf Coast and Florida while record warmth spreads into the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago/Waukegan Regional Airport (KUGN)

Lat: 42.43°NLon: 87.86°WElev: 709ft.

Fog/Mist

45°F

7°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Last update 21 Feb 7:55 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Zion IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of dense fog.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 44. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Areas Dense
    Fog

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Areas of dense fog before 7am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 70. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Areas Dense
    Fog then
    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of rain after noon.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 46. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 40. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 57 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain before 4am, then a chance of rain and snow between 4am and 5am, then a chance of snow after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely before noon, then a chance of rain and snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Breezy.

    Breezy. Snow
    Likely then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 35 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Areas of dense fog. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 44. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Areas of dense fog before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 70. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of rain after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 46. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 40. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain before 4am, then a chance of rain and snow between 4am and 5am, then a chance of snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
Snow likely before noon, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Sunday
A slight chance of rain and snow after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Monday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Monday Night
Rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Tuesday
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Zion IL
 42.43°N 87.81°W
8:17 pm CST Feb 21, 2017
8pm CST Feb 21, 2017-6pm CST Feb 28, 2017
 
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