Wintry Start to April from the Northern Rockies to the Northern Plains; Intense Storm Off the East Coast

Heavy snow and below normal temperatures will continue to shift across the Northern Rockies and Northern Plains behind a cold front through Friday. Ahead of the front, a wintry mix including some freezing rain is forecast to develop across the eastern Dakotas into the Upper Midwest by Thursday. A strong storm off the Mid-Atlantic coast is producing hurricane-force winds and dangerous seas today. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago/Waukegan Regional Airport (KUGN)

Lat: 42.43°NLon: 87.86°WElev: 709ft.

A Few Clouds

46°F

8°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed E 10 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1019.1 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 1 Apr 4:55 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Waukegan IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 32. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Light east northeast wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 32. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Light east northeast wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. East wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Friday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Waukegan IL
 42.37°N 87.85°W
4:15 pm CDT Apr 1, 2020
5pm CDT Apr 1, 2020-6pm CDT Apr 8, 2020
 
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