Severe Thunderstorms in the Midwest and Heavy Snow in the Northern Rockies on Wednesday

Scattered severe thunderstorms (Slight Risk Level 2 of 5) are possible Wednesday afternoon and evening from southern Lower Michigan into parts of the Midwest/Ohio Valley. A cold front sweeping across the north-central U.S. will bring additional heavy snow along the mountains and foothills of the northern Rockies into Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago/Waukegan Regional Airport (KUGN)

Lat: 42.43°NLon: 87.86°WElev: 709ft.

Mostly Cloudy and Breezy

63°F

17°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed W 24 G 38 mph
Barometer 29.54 in (1000.1 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Apr 9:51 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Zion IL

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers between 1pm and 3pm.  Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 61. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers, mainly after 1pm.  High near 53. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 41. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 53.

    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers between 1pm and 3pm. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 61. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Showers, mainly after 1pm. High near 53. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers before 1am. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 41. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
Zion IL
 42.45°N 87.84°W
9:42 am CDT Apr 17, 2024
10am CDT Apr 17, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 23, 2024
 
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