Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago/Waukegan Regional Airport (KUGN)

Lat: 42.43°NLon: 87.86°WElev: 709ft.

Fair

40°F

4°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1019.1 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 2 Mar 7:51 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Lake Villa IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 59. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Breezy.
    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between midnight and 3am, then a chance of showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 48.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 59. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between midnight and 3am, then a chance of showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 49.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Villa IL
 42.42°N 88.08°W
7:57 am CST Mar 2, 2024
8am CST Mar 2, 2024-6pm CST Mar 8, 2024
 
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