Severe Thunderstorms in the Midwest; Mountain Snow in the Northern Rockies

Scattered thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds, large hail, and a few tornadoes are expected to develop across parts of the Ohio Valley and Lower Great Lakes this afternoon. Pockets of heavy mountain snow will develop over the Northern Rockies Wednesday evening into Thursday morning. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago/Waukegan Regional Airport (KUGN)

Lat: 42.43°NLon: 87.86°WElev: 709ft.

Overcast

60°F

16°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed W 16 G 36 mph
Barometer 29.71 in (1005.9 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Apr 4:51 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Zion IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. West wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 10pm.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 41. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 55 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 51.

    Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. West wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 41. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 55. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 56.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
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Point Forecast:
Zion IL
 42.45°N 87.81°W
3:57 pm CDT Apr 17, 2024
5pm CDT Apr 17, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 24, 2024
 
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