Wet Pattern Continues From the Northwest To Rockies; Major Storm System To Develop On Thursday Across Southern Plains

A vigorous system will slide from the Northwest to the Rockies on Wednesday to keep intact the wet pattern across the extended region. Heavy to excessive rain, intense mountain snow and high winds are possible before the next system arrives on Friday. The same system will evolve into a major storm on Thursday across the southern Plains for a widespread rain event for the South and East. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago/Waukegan Regional Airport (KUGN)

Lat: 42.43°NLon: 87.86°WElev: 709ft.

Fair

36°F

2°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.77 in (1009.1 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 12 Dec 5:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Lake Bluff IL

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of rain and snow before 9am, then a slight chance of drizzle between 9am and noon.  Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 32 by 4pm. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Cloudy

    High: 37 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south southwest  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 39 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain.  Low around 34. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Rain

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of rain before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 41. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 41 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 40.

    Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of rain and snow before 9am, then a slight chance of drizzle between 9am and noon. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 32 by 4pm. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south southwest after midnight.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Rain. Low around 34. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of rain before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 40.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Bluff IL
 42.28°N 87.85°W
5:52 am CST Dec 12, 2018
6am CST Dec 12, 2018-6pm CST Dec 18, 2018
 
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