Significant Storm Bringing Widespread Winter Weather and Heavy Rainfall Across the Eastern Half of the Country

A storm system moving into the Eastern parts of the country is bringing heavy snow across the Great Lakes and into the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast today. There is also the potential for significant ice accumulations across the northern Mid-Atlantic. To the south, heavy rainfall is producing flash flooding, and river flooding, from the Ohio and Mississippi Valleys to the Deep South. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

35°F

2°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.69 in (1005.8 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 1.25 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 20 Feb 1:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Cary IL

Winter Weather Advisory until February 20, 03:00pm
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until February 20, 03:00pm

    NOW until
    3:00pm Wed

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Freezing drizzle before 4pm, then a chance of drizzle.  Areas of fog before 4pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 34. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.


    Drizzle/Freezing
    Drizzle and
    Areas Fog

    High: 34 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of drizzle before 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    Drizzle then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Freezing rain likely after 1am, mixing with rain after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain Likely

    Low: 29 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain before 7am, then rain.  High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain Likely
    then Rain

    High: 41 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain.  Cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Freezing drizzle before 4pm, then a chance of drizzle. Areas of fog before 4pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 34. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of drizzle before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 22. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Freezing rain likely after 1am, mixing with rain after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Rain likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain before 7am, then rain. High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy.
Sunday
Rain and snow likely, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15. Breezy.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
Cary IL
 42.21°N 88.24°W
1:15 pm CST Feb 20, 2019
2pm CST Feb 20, 2019-6pm CST Feb 26, 2019
 
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