Winter Storm System To Bring Widespread Impacts Across the Eastern Half of the U.S. Through Midweek

A developing winter storm system will bring a swath of heavy snow and ice from Oklahoma into the Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid Atlantic, and the Northeast U.S. Tuesday through Wednesday. Areas of dangerous travel are likely. Further South, several inches of heavy rain will lead to the potential for flooding in the lower Mississippi and Tennessee River Valleys. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Fair

11°F

-12°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.58 in (1036.6 mb)
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Feb 2:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Highland Park IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. West northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 28 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Snow likely after midnight, mixing with freezing rain after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 28 by 2am. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Wintry
    Mix Likely

    Low: 25 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow and freezing rain before noon, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow between noon and 1pm, then rain likely after 1pm.  High near 35. Breezy, with an east wind 10 to 20 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Wintry Mix
    and Breezy
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 35 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of rain and snow before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow between 11pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 33 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow likely after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 29 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 28. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Snow likely after midnight, mixing with freezing rain after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 28 by 2am. East southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
Snow and freezing rain before noon, then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow between noon and 1pm, then rain likely after 1pm. High near 35. Breezy, with an east wind 10 to 20 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow before 11pm, then a slight chance of snow between 11pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 36.
Friday Night
Snow likely after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Saturday
Snow likely before 7am, then rain and snow likely between 7am and 9am, then rain likely after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 33.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Breezy.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 34.
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Point Forecast:
Highland Park IL
 42.19°N 87.8°W
2:15 am CST Feb 19, 2019
3am CST Feb 19, 2019-6pm CST Feb 25, 2019
 
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