Lake Effect Snow Along Eastern Great Lakes; Critical Fire Weather in Texas

As a potent winter storm moves off the coast of New England, heavy snow will be possible in its wake downwind of the eastern Great Lakes through Monday night and into Tuesday. A quick-hitting winter storm will bring strong winds and snow to the northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes Tuesday. Strong winds and dry conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions in the southern Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 17 Jan 6:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Chicago Executive Airport IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then becoming mostly clear, with a low around 21. West wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 21 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 39 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South southwest wind around 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 14.

    Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 3.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 3 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 22.

    Sunny

    High: 22 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then becoming mostly clear, with a low around 21. West wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. South southwest wind around 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 20. Wind chill values as low as -3. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 14.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 3.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 22.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Saturday
A slight chance of snow after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.
Monday
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.
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Point Forecast:
Chicago Executive Airport IL
 42.13°N 87.89°W
7:15 pm CST Jan 17, 2022
7pm CST Jan 17, 2022-6pm CST Jan 24, 2022
 
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