Powerful Storm Approaching Western Alaska; Well Below Normal Temperatures in the Northern Plains

A powerful Fall storm is forecast to impact the Northwest and West-Central coasts of Alaska into the weekend with gale to storm-force winds, coastal flooding, high surf, beach erosion and inland high winds. Much below normal temperatures will prevail across the northern Plains into the Great Lakes Thursday and Friday and the East Coast this weekend behind a strong cold front. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago/Waukegan Regional Airport (KUGN)

Lat: 42.43°NLon: 87.86°WElev: 709ft.

Fair

62°F

17°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Oct 8:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Waukegan IL

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a temperature rising to near 70 by noon, then falling to around 57 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 52. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 52 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Areas of frost after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 36. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northwest.

    Mostly Clear
    then Areas
    Frost

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Areas of frost before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Areas Frost
    then Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Columbus
    Day

    Columbus Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a temperature rising to near 70 by noon, then falling to around 57 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 52. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Areas of frost after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 36. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northwest.
Saturday
Areas of frost before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 56. West wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Columbus Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Waukegan IL
 42.37°N 87.88°W
8:15 am CDT Oct 6, 2022
9am CDT Oct 6, 2022-6pm CDT Oct 12, 2022
 
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