Archive for November 2011

Wednesday, November 30 2011

11/30/2011

Summary:  Meteorological winter starts tomorrow, and even though there will be a slight chance of snow tomorrow night, we can expect our entrance into winter to be rather benign.  

Tonight:  Partly cloudy with lows in the mid 20s and winds out of the southwest at 5 to 10 MPH. 

Thursday:  Mostly sunny with highs in the lower 40s and winds out of the southwest at 5 to 10 MPH.

Thursday night:  Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of some light snow after midnight.  Lows will be in the upper 20s with winds out of the north at 5 to 10 MPH.

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Your long-term forecast:  This weekend will be a mixed bag of precipitation, with a good chance of rain falling as early as Saturday afternoon, which could turn over to snow after midnight.  Light snow or rain will likely continue into Sunday, with conditions expected to improve, though becoming colder, by Sunday night and for Monday.  Daytime highs for the period will be decreasing from the low 40s to the lower 30s, with overnight lows also decreasing from the mid 30s to the lower 20s.

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Tuesday, November 29 2011

11/29/2011

Summary:  Windy conditions are expected to continue through tonight, however more favorable weather will return for tomorrow with temperatures remaining very close to the average for this time of year. 

Tonight:  Mostly cloudy in the evening becoming clear overnight.  Lows will be in the mid 20s with winds out of the north at 10 to 20 MPH, with gusts up to 35 MPH possible.  

Wednesday:  Sunny with highs around 40 and winds out of the west at 10 to 15 MPH.

Wednesday night:  Mostly clear with lows in the mid 20s and winds out of the west at 10 to 15 MPH.

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Your long-term forecast:  Some wintery weather will be possible over the weekend, as light rain and snow is expected to begin as early as Saturday afternoon and could last through most of the day Sunday, however Friday’s weather will remain dry.  Daytime highs for the period will be fairly steady in the upper 30s, with overnight lows ranging from the mid 20s to lower 30s.

Monday, November 28 2011

11/28/2011

Summary:  Tomorrow will feel quite blustery as cloudy skies and high winds will dominate much of northern Illinois, and there’s a chance we could see some rain or even a little snow, though no accumulations are expected. 

Tonight:  Cloudy with a slight chance of rain.  Lows will be in the mid 30s with winds out of the north at 10 to 20 MPH. 

Tuesday:  Cloudy and windy with a chance of rain, and some light snow possible in the afternoon.  Highs will be in the lower 40s with winds out of the north at 20 to 30 MPH, with gusts up to 40 MPH possible.

Tuesday night:  Cloudy and breezy with a slight chance of showers or light snow.  Lows will be in the upper 20s with winds out of the north at 10 to 20 MPH, with gusts up to 35 MPH possible.

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Your long-term forecast:  A few possibilities for snowfall will exist as we enter the month of December, with a slight chance of some light snow Thursday night before clearing out for Friday, and another chance of rain or snow by Saturday night.  Daytime highs for the period will range from the upper 30s to the low 40s, with overnight lows in the mid 20s to the low 30s.

Tuesday, November 22 2011

11/22/2011

Summary:  Even though wet weather will likely persist into the evening tonight, skies are expected to clear out by tomorrow and conditions will generally improve over the next couple of days. 

Tonight:  Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers.  Lows will be in the lower 30s with winds out of the northeast at 5 to 10 MPH. 

Wednesday:  Mostly sunny with highs in the upper 40s.  Winds will be light and variable in the morning, turning from the southwest at 5 to 10 MPH in the afternoon.

Wednesday night:  Clear with lows in the lower 30s and gentle winds out of the southwest.

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Your long-term forecast:  Some wet weather is expected towards the end of the week, with a few chances for rain showers Friday night through Saturday night, and a chance of rain or light snow on Sunday and Sunday night.  Daytime highs for the period will be generally decreasing form the upper 50s to the lower 40s, with overnight lows also decreasing from the upper 40s to the lower 30s.

Monday, November 21 2011

11/21/2011

Summary:  Some wet weather is expected to arrive as early as tomorrow morning, with rain showers possible throughout the day into the evening hours. 

Tonight:  Mostly cloudy with lows around 40 and winds out of the east at 5 to 10 MPH. 

Tuesday:  Cloudy with rain likely.  Highs will be in the mid 40s with winds out of the northeast at 10 to 15 MPH.

Tuesday night:  Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the evening.  Lows will be in the mid 30s with winds out of the north at 5 to 15 MPH.

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Your long-term forecast:  Thanksgiving Day is expected to feel relatively warm and pleasant, but while Thursday and Friday will remain dry, rain showers will be likely Friday night through Saturday.  Daytime highs for the period will generally remain in the 50s, with overnight lows ranging from the upper 30s to the upper 40s.

Friday, November 18 2011

11/18/2011

Summary:  After a windy start to the weekend, some showers will be possible tomorrow with Sunday expected to be a bit more calm though slightly cooler. 

Tonight:  Partly cloudy with lows in the mid 30s and winds out of the south at 10 to 20 MPH. 

Saturday:  Cloudy with a slight chance of showers.  Highs will be in the mid 50s with winds out of the south at 10 to 20 MPH, gusting up to 30 MPH in the afternoon.

Saturday night:  Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers.  Lows will be in the upper 30s with winds out of the southwest at 10 to 20 MPH in the evening, turning from the northwest after midnight.

Sunday:  Partly sunny with daytime highs in the mid 40s and overnight lows in the mid 30s. 

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Your long-term forecast:  Next week will start off with temperatures very much in line with the seasonal averages, and while Monday and Wednesday will remain dry there will be a slight chance of showers on Tuesday.  Daytime highs for the period will be in the mid to upper 40s, with overnight lows in the low to mid 30s.

Thursday, November 17 2011

11/17/2011

Summary:  Temperatures will warm up slightly over the next few days and be pretty much in line with the seasonal average.  However, tomorrow is expected to be a blustery day. 

Tonight:  Mostly clear with lows in the upper 20s and winds out of the southwest at 10 to 15 MPH. 

Friday:  Mostly sunny and windy with highs in the upper 40s.  Winds will be out of the southwest at 15 to 25 MPH, with gusts up to 40 possible, especially in the late morning and early afternoon.

Friday night:  Partly cloudy with lows in the mid 30s and winds out of the south at 10 to 20 MPH.

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Your long-term forecast:  The start of next week will remain fairly inactive, with Sunday and Tuesday expected to remain dry and only a slight chance of some light showers on Monday.  Daytime highs for the period will be in the low to mid 40s, with overnight lows in the upper 20s to mid 30s.