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.

Fog/Mist

34°F

1°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 29.72 in (1007.2 mb)
Dewpoint 31°F (-1°C)
Visibility 1.50 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 20 Feb 12:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Lake Zurich 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: Drizzle, mainly before 3pm.  Areas of fog before 3pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 35. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Drizzle and
    Areas Fog

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Cloudy and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Freezing rain likely after midnight, mixing with rain after 4am.  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.  High near 42. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain before 5am, then rain and snow likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy.

    Rain then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Drizzle, mainly before 3pm. Areas of fog before 3pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 35. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Freezing rain likely after midnight, mixing with rain after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Rain. High near 42. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Rain before 5am, then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow, mainly between 9am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
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 33.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Zurich IL
 42.2°N 88.09°W
12:15 pm CST Feb 20, 2019
1pm CST Feb 20, 2019-6pm CST Feb 26, 2019
 
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