Heavy Mountain Snow in the Northwest; Flooding Possible in the South

Heavy mountain snow and high winds have returned to the Northwestern U.S. today into Friday. Total snow accumulations could reach 3 feet in the higher elevations. Several rounds of heavy showers and thunderstorms tracking from the ArkLaTex into the Tennessee Valley may result in localized flash, urban, and small stream flooding into early next week, along with new river flooding. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

37°F

3°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed NW 12 mph
Barometer 30.35 in (1028.4 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 25 Feb 10:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Palatine IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog between 4am and 5am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 20 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain and snow likely before 1am, then rain likely between 1am and 5am, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 37.

    Sunny

    High: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Patchy fog between 4am and 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 20. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday Night
Rain and snow likely before 1am, then rain likely between 1am and 5am, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
Rain likely, possibly mixed with snow before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of rain before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 37.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
Palatine IL
 42.11°N 88.04°W
10:15 am CST Feb 25, 2021
11am CST Feb 25, 2021-6pm CST Mar 3, 2021
 
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