Arctic Airmass for the Eastern Two-Thirds of the Nation; Strong Winds for Portions of the West

Bitterly cold temperatures continue across most of the eastern two-thirds of the nation this weekend. A weak clipper may bring some light snow across the northern tier of the country through Sunday. Strong winds are forecast for portions of the Sierra Nevada and southern California today. Periods of heavy rain with snowmelt and runoff may result in flooding across southeast Alaska this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chicago/Waukegan Regional Airport (KUGN)

Lat: 42.43°NLon: 87.86°WElev: 709ft.

Overcast and Breezy

-7°C

20°F

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SW 33 G 54 km/h
Barometer 1023.2 mb (30.16 in)
Dewpoint -11°C (13°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-16°C (4°F)
Last update 22 Jan 6:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Russell IL

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of snow before 8am, then a slight chance of flurries between 8am and noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near -4. West wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: -4 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow, mainly between 11pm and 5am.  Low around -12. Wind chill values as low as -19. West wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Snow

    Low: -12 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near -8. Wind chill values as low as -21. North northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Sunny

    High: -8 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow likely after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around -13. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south southwest 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: -13 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of snow before noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 0. South southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 0 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -14.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -14 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near -9.

    Sunny

    High: -9 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -19.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -19 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near -10.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: -10 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of snow before 8am, then a slight chance of flurries between 8am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near -4. West wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Snow, mainly between 11pm and 5am. Low around -12. Wind chill values as low as -19. West wind 10 to 20 km/h becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of snow before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near -8. Wind chill values as low as -21. North northwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Snow likely after midnight. Increasing clouds, with a low around -13. West wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming south southwest 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 centimeters possible.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of snow before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 0. South southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -14.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near -9.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -19.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -10.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -16.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near -3.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near -3.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Russell IL
 42.48°N 87.99°W
6:15 am CST Jan 22, 2022
7am CST Jan 22, 2022-6pm CST Jan 28, 2022
 
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