Major Winter Storm to Impact the Central and Eastern U.S. Through this Weekend

An impactful Pacific storm will move east and redevelop into a significant winter storm. Heavy snow to the north of this storm and heavy rain to the south with freezing rain at the junction will form over the Central U.S. Friday. This system shifts into the Eastern States on Saturday with heavy snow from the Midwest to the Northeast, and heavy rain from the Mid-South to the Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Dubuque Regional Airport (KDBQ)

Lat: 42.4°NLon: 90.71°WElev: 1040ft.

Overcast

24°F

-4°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 30.10 in (1020.8 mb)
Dewpoint 18°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 17 Jan 10:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Galena IL

Winter Storm Watch January 18, 03:00pm until January 19, 12:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 18 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow, mainly after noon.  High near 23. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times.  Low around 17. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 6 inches.

    Heavy Snow

    Low: 17 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 20. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 20 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 14.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 14 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 5 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.

    Chance Snow

    High: 20 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 17 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Snow, mainly after noon. High near 23. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.
Friday Night
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 17. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 6 inches.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 20. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 14.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 5.
M.L.King Day
A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Tuesday
Snow likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21.
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Point Forecast:
Galena IL
 42.43°N 90.44°W (Elev. 814 ft)
10:30 pm CST Jan 17, 2019
11pm CST Jan 17, 2019-6pm CST Jan 24, 2019
 
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