Heavy Snowfall in the Northern Rockies & Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather Concerns Over the West

A low pressure system will bring significant snowfall from the northern Rockies into the northern Plains this weekend, along with bitterly cold temperatures. Meanwhile, dry and gusty conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions over parts of California and the Four Corners region. Across the East, temperatures will gradually turn cooler in most areas with scattered precipitation. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago/Waukegan Regional Airport (KUGN)

Lat: 42.43°NLon: 87.86°WElev: 709ft.

Mostly Cloudy

43°F

6°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed NW 10 G 18 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill37°F (3°C)
Last update 23 Oct 4:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Waukegan IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 31. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 31 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of rain after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. East northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 46 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of rain before 4am, then a chance of rain and snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 37. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 37 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of rain and snow before 9am, then a chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 40 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a slight chance of snow between 9pm and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 31. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of rain after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. East northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain before 4am, then a chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 37. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow before 9am, then a chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and snow before 9pm, then a slight chance of snow between 9pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
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Point Forecast:
Waukegan IL
 42.37°N 87.88°W
5:16 pm CDT Oct 23, 2020
5pm CDT Oct 23, 2020-6pm CDT Oct 30, 2020
 
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