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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

58°F

14°C

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed SW 17 G 30 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Oct 2:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Zurich IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 55 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Widespread frost, mainly after midnight.  Otherwise, clear, with a low around 29. West northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Frost

    Low: 29 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Widespread frost before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 53. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Frost then
    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Widespread frost, mainly after midnight. Otherwise, clear, with a low around 29. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Widespread frost before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 53. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Saturday
A chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Monday
A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Zurich IL
 42.2°N 88.09°W
2:16 pm CDT Oct 16, 2018
3pm CDT Oct 16, 2018-6pm CDT Oct 22, 2018
 
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