Wintry Weather Across the Northern Tier of the U.S.; Fire Weather Concerns in California

Wintry weather is expected from the Northern Plains to Upper Great Lakes with periods of snow and freezing rain. Another system will bring more snow to the Northern Rockies and Northern Plains Wednesday night into Thursday. Meanwhile, fire weather and air quality concerns persist for portions of the Western U.S., including California. Temperatures will run above normal over much of the East. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago/Waukegan Regional Airport (KUGN)

Lat: 42.43°NLon: 87.86°WElev: 709ft.

Overcast

47°F

8°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1018.0 mb)
Dewpoint 43°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 21 Oct 4:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Gages Lake IL

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable  in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Low around 45. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Breezy.
    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Southwest wind around 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 59 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 46.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Low around 45. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers between 10am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. East wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Southwest wind around 15 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Monday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Tuesday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Gages Lake IL
 42.33°N 88°W
12:15 am CDT Oct 21, 2020
5am CDT Oct 21, 2020-6pm CDT Oct 27, 2020
 
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