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/Waukegan Regional Airport (KUGN)

Lat: 42.43°NLon: 87.86°WElev: 709ft.

Fog/Mist

32°F

0°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed SE 13 mph
Barometer 29.67 in (1005.8 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 0.75 mi
Wind Chill22°F (-6°C)
Last update 20 Feb 1:55 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Waukegan 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 3pm, then drizzle likely.  Areas of fog before 4pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 35. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.


    Drizzle/Freezing
    Drizzle and
    Areas Fog

    High: 35 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of drizzle before 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    Drizzle then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind around 5 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Freezing rain likely after 1am, mixing with rain after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain Likely

    Low: 30 °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 34. Breezy.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Freezing drizzle before 3pm, then drizzle likely. Areas of fog before 4pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 35. 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 23. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. West wind around 5 mph becoming north northwest after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Freezing rain likely after 1am, mixing with rain after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. 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 34. Breezy.
Sunday
Rain likely before 7am, then a chance of rain and snow between 7am and 4pm, then a slight chance of snow after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Breezy.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Breezy.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Monday Night
Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
Snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
Waukegan IL
 42.37°N 87.88°W
1:15 pm CST Feb 20, 2019
2pm CST Feb 20, 2019-6pm CST Feb 26, 2019
 
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