Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago/Waukegan Regional Airport (KUGN)

Lat: 42.43°NLon: 87.86°WElev: 709ft.

Overcast

31°F

-1°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1020.7 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill26°F (-3°C)
Last update 17 Jan 6:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Waukegan IL

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of snow between 11am and noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 33. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Cloudy

    High: 33 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of snow after 1pm.  Increasing clouds, with a steady temperature around 25. North wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 25 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow, mainly after 7pm. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 22. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  High near 26. Blustery, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Snow
    and Blustery

    High: 26 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely before 7pm, then snow showers likely after 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely

    Low: 12 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 16 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 7 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: A slight chance of snow showers before 7am, then a chance of snow, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19.

    Chance Snow

    High: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of snow between 11am and noon. Cloudy, with a high near 33. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of snow after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a steady temperature around 25. North wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
Snow, mainly after 7pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 22. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 26. Blustery, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Snow likely before 7pm, then snow showers likely after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Snow showers likely before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
M.L.King Day
A slight chance of snow showers before 7am, then a chance of snow, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19.
Monday Night
A chance of snow, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 23.
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Point Forecast:
Waukegan IL
 42.37°N 87.88°W
6:15 am CST Jan 17, 2019
7am CST Jan 17, 2019-6pm CST Jan 23, 2019
 
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