Significant Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains; Severe Storms Across the Midwest

A strong system has triggered a significant winter storm across the west. Heavy snow, rain and gusty winds will be possible through Tuesday. In the southwest, dry conditions and gusty winds have led to critical fire weather concerns today. By tomorrow, a strong cold front will increase the potential for severe weather across the Midwest. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Joliet Regional Airport (KJOT)

Lat: 41.52°NLon: 88.18°WElev: 572ft.

Fair

63°F

17°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed S 10 G 17 mph
Barometer 29.74 in
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Feb 11:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Shorewood IL

Red Flag Warning until February 26, 06:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning until February 26, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Mon

    Red Flag Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 3am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 53. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain showers likely before 3am, then rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Blustery, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Blustery

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Blustery.
    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 19.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 19 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 44.

    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 29.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 53. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Rain showers likely before 3am, then rain and snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Blustery, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 19.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 29.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 53.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Shorewood IL
 41.53°N 88.17°W
11:57 am CST Feb 26, 2024
12pm CST Feb 26, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024
 
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