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Heavy lake-effect snow continues across lower Great Lakes

Another round of heavy lake-effect snow is forecast for the Great Lakes through mid-day Friday. An additional 30 inches or more could fall in some locations, on top of the impressive amounts that have fallen already. This will result in very difficult or nearly impossible travel at times in the heaviest snow bands. The snow should taper off during the morning on Friday.
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Current Conditions

Kankakee County

Zone Forecast

  • Today Sunny. Highs in the lower 30s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.
  • Tonight Cloudy. Chance of freezing rain or sleet late in the evening. Freezing rain likely overnight...then rain or freezing rain likely during the predawn hours. No sleet accumulation. Ice accumulation around one tenth of an inch. Lows in the upper 20s. Then temperatures becoming steady or slowly rising. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
  • Saturday Intermittent light rain and drizzle. Highs in the upper 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of measurable precipitation 60 percent.
  • Saturday Night Intermittent light rain and drizzle. Patchy fog. Lows in the mid 40s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of measurable precipitation 60 percent.
  • Sunday Rain. Patchy fog. Highs in the upper 40s. Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 100 percent.
  • Sunday Night Cloudy. Rain in the evening...then a chance of light showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
  • Monday Cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the morning...then a chance of light snow or a chance of flurries in the afternoon. Highs around 40. Chance of measurable precipitation 40 percent.
  • Monday Night Cloudy. A chance of flurries. Lows in the mid 20s.
  • Tuesday Mostly cloudy. A chance of flurries. Highs around 30.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s.
  • Wednesday Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of light snow. Highs in the lower 30s.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy. A chance of flurries. Lows in the mid 20s.
  • Thanksgiving Day Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 30s.