Heavy Rain and Mountain Snow in the West; Severe Thunderstorms Across the Upper Ohio Valley and Southern New England

Gusty winds, high elevation snow and valley rain continues to impact portions of California and the Pacific Northwest. Isolated instances of flash flooding may be possible. Widespread severe thunderstorms will develop across the Upper Ohio Valley into southern New England Sunday. The main threats will be damaging winds however, large hail and a few tornadoes can’t be ruled out. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago/Waukegan Regional Airport (KUGN)

Lat: 42.43°NLon: 87.86°WElev: 709ft.

Fair

18°C

64°F

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed SW 30 G 43 km/h
Barometer 1003.4 mb (29.65 in)
Dewpoint 7°C (44°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 14 Apr 6:51 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NW Russell IL

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 26. West southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming north northwest 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 7. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 7 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 19. West northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 19 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 8. East wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 8 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  High near 15. East wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 15 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 14. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 14 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 18 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Breezy.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 8 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 15.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 15 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 26. West southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming north northwest 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 7. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 19. West northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 8. East wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Tuesday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. High near 15. East wind 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 14. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Breezy.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 15.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Breezy.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 2.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 10.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NW Russell IL
 42.48°N 87.99°W
6:27 am CDT Apr 14, 2024
7am CDT Apr 14, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 20, 2024
 
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