Elevated Fire Weather Threats for California; Cold Across Upper Midwest with Snow in Central Rockies

Unfortunately, elevated fire weather threats return this weekend for parts of California, as gusty offshore winds increase. Meanwhile, a large cold dome of surface high pressure will keep high temperatures 20 to 30 degrees below average across the Upper Midwest and down the High Plains. Also, heavy snowfall is expected from Wyoming into northeastern Colorado and western Nebraska. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago/Waukegan Regional Airport (KUGN)

Lat: 42.43°NLon: 87.86°WElev: 709ft.

Overcast

33°F

1°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed N 6 mph
Barometer 30.29 in (1027.1 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 17 Nov 12:55 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Waukegan IL

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. North northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 34. North northwest wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 22. West southwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 22 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 36 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 35.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. North northeast wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 34. North northwest wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 22. West southwest wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Thanksgiving Day
Sunny, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Friday
A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
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Point Forecast:
Waukegan IL
 42.37°N 87.85°W
12:16 pm CST Nov 17, 2018
1pm CST Nov 17, 2018-6pm CST Nov 23, 2018
 
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