Significant Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains; Severe Storms Across the Midwest

A strong system has triggered a significant winter storm across the west. Heavy snow, rain and gusty winds will be possible through Tuesday. In the southwest, dry conditions and gusty winds have led to critical fire weather concerns today. By tomorrow, a strong cold front will increase the potential for severe weather across the Midwest. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago/Waukegan Regional Airport (KUGN)

Lat: 42.43°NLon: 87.86°WElev: 709ft.

Fair

48°F

9°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SE 15 mph
Barometer 29.78 in (1008.9 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 26 Feb 10:51 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Beach Park IL

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 73. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Rain showers likely before 3am, then snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Blustery, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 15 to 20 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely and
    Blustery

    Low: 23 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Blustery.
    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 29 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 18.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 18 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 42.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Breezy.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 52.

    Sunny

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Rain showers likely before 3am, then snow showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Blustery, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest 15 to 20 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Blustery, with a northwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 42.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Breezy.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 52.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
Beach Park IL
 42.43°N 87.87°W
11:12 am CST Feb 26, 2024
11am CST Feb 26, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024
 
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