Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Racine, Batten International Airport (KRAC)

Lat: 42.76°NLon: 87.82°WElev: 673ft.

Overcast

34°F

1°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 26°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 17 Jan 2:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Racine WI

Winter Storm Watch January 18, 06:00pm until January 19, 12:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 21 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers after 4pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 27 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow.  Patchy blowing snow before 1am, then patchy blowing snow after 2am. Low around 23. Blustery, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely, mainly before noon.  Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Blustery, with a northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 24 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely.  Patchy blowing snow before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 18. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance Snow

    High: 18 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 10 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 21 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of snow showers after 4pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Snow. Patchy blowing snow before 1am, then patchy blowing snow after 2am. Low around 23. Blustery, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Saturday
Snow likely, mainly before noon. Patchy blowing snow. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Blustery, with a northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Snow likely. Patchy blowing snow before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 18. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
M.L.King Day
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
Snow showers likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 22.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
Racine WI
 42.73°N 87.79°W (Elev. 597 ft)
3:09 pm CST Jan 17, 2019
3pm CST Jan 17, 2019-6pm CST Jan 24, 2019
 
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