Heavy Mountain Snow and Low Elevation Rain Continues in California; Fire Weather Conditions in the High Plains

A slow-moving storm impacting California will continue heavy mountain snow, low elevation heavy rain and gusty winds today before moving south and remaining across southern California through Thursday. Mountain snow will impact travel; and heavy rainfall may cause flooding and debris flows in Southern California. There is an elevated to critical fire weather risk in portions of the High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Chicago / Wheeling, Pal-Waukee Airport (KPWK)

Lat: 42.12°NLon: 87.9°WElev: 646ft.

Mostly Cloudy

55°F

13°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Apr 7:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Zurich IL

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am.  Patchy fog after 2am. Low around 50. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Sunny then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 47.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5am. Patchy fog after 2am. Low around 50. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Showers likely after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow before 8am, then a chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Saturday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Sunday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Monday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Zurich IL
 42.2°N 88.09°W
8:17 pm CDT Apr 6, 2020
8pm CDT Apr 6, 2020-6pm CDT Apr 13, 2020
 
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