Archive for February 2012

Wednesday, February 29 2012

02/29/2012

Summary:  Today’s unseasonably mild weather is only temporary as temperatures will drop to around freezing overnight along with a slight chance for snow before more seasonally appropriate temperatures return for tomorrow. 

Tonight:  Cloudy with a slight chance of light rain and snow in the evening, becoming all snow by midnight.  Lows will be around 30 with winds out of the west at 10 to 20 MPH, with gusts up to 30 possible. 

Thursday:  Partly cloudy with highs in the mid 40s and winds out of the southwest at 10 to 15 MPH.

Thursday night:  Partly cloudy with lows in the upper 30s and winds out of the southeast at 5 to 10 MPH.

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Your long-term forecast:  The weather over the weekend will generally remain calm along with seasonally appropriate temperatures Saturday through Monday, with only a slight chance of some light snow during the day Sunday.  Daytime highs for the period will be in the upper 30s to the low 40s, with overnight lows in the mid 20s to the low 30s.

Tuesday, February 28 2012

02/28/2012

Summary:  Warmer temperatures and some stormy weather are expected for tomorrow before cooler weather returns by tomorrow night, as it’s beginning to become apparent that spring is right around the corner but not here quite yet. 

Tonight:  Rain with some thunderstorms possible.  Lows will be around 40 with winds out of the southeast at 5 to 15 MPH. 

Wednesday:  Partly sunny and breezy with a slight chance of rain.  Highs will be around 50 with winds out of the southwest at 10 to 20 MPH with gusts up to 35 possible.

Wednesday night:  Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of light rain or snow.  Lows will be around 30 with winds out of the west at 10 to 20 MPH, with gusts up to 30 possible in the evening.

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Your long-term forecast:  We will have a mild but wet end to the work week with a chance for rain on Friday along with daytime highs around 50 likely.  However, by the weekend a strong cold front will bring a noticeable plunge in temperatures.  Highs will only be in the mid 30s Saturday, then recovering to near 40 for Sunday.  Overnight lows for the period will range from the mid 20s to lower 30s.

Monday, February 27 2012

02/27/2012

Summary:  Spring-like weather will make an appearance tomorrow, with warmer temperatures during the day along with rain and some possible thunderstorms by the evening. 

Tonight:  Partly cloudy with lows in the mid 20s and light and variable winds. 

Tuesday:  Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain in the afternoon.  Highs will be in the lower 40s with winds out of the southeast at 5 to 10 MPH.

Tuesday night:  Rain with a chance of thunderstorms.  Lows will be in the upper 30s with winds out of the southeast at 5 to 15 MPH.

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Your long-term forecast:  Some wet weather will be possible towards the end of the week, as while Thursday will remain dry, rain will be likely Friday which may turn to snow for Friday night into Saturday.  Daytime highs for the period will range from the upper 30s to the upper 40s, with overnight lows generally decreasing from the lower 30s to the mid 20s.

Friday, February 24 2012

02/24/2012

Summary:  While there may be some periods of light snow through this evening, the rest of the weekend is expected to remain dry, with temperatures climbing into the 40s for Sunday. 

Tonight:  Cloudy with occasional flurries.  Lowes will be around 20 with winds out of the west at 10 to 20 MPH, with gusts up to 30 possible. 

Saturday:  Mostly cloudy in the morning becoming mostly sunny by the afternoon.  Highs will be around 30 with winds out of the west at 5 to 15 MPH.

Saturday night:  Mostly clear with lows in the lower 20s and winds out of the southeast at 5 to 15 MPH.

Sunday:  Partly cloudy and blustery during the day.  Daytime highs will be in the mid 40s with overnight lows in the lower 30s.

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Your long-term forecast:  Next week will start off relatively pleasant with unseasonably mild conditions on Monday, however rain will be likely with some snow possible on Tuesday and Wednesday.  Daytime highs for the period will be in the upper 30s to the low 40s, with overnight lows in the mid 20s to the lower 30s.

Thursday, February 23 2012

02/23/2012

Summary:  A winter weather advisory is in effect for much of Northern Illinois as rain in the early evening will begin to change over to snow around rush hour, and last into tomorrow morning.  Snowfall may be heavy at times, with 4 to 6 inches expected and locally higher amounts possible. 

Tonight:  Rain early, transitioning to snow in the evening.  Lows will be around 30s with winds will be out of the north at 10 to 15 MPH, gusting up to 30 at times. 

Friday:  Cloudy with a chance of some light snow with highs in the mid 30s and winds out of the west at 10 to 15 MPH.

Friday night:  Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of some light snow showers.  Lows will be in the lower 20s with winds out of the west at 10 to 15 MPH.

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Your long-term forecast:  Next week will likely start off with some wet weather as there will be a slight chance of some light rain on Sunday, and a better chance of rain beginning Monday night, which could turn into snow for Tuesday night.  Daytime highs for the period will range from the mid 30s to the upper 40s, with overnight lows in the lower 20s to lower 30s.

Wednesday, February 22 2012

02/22/2012

Summary:  Some wet weather will be possible over the next couple of days, which may be rather indecisive at times as several changes between rain and snow could take place through tomorrow night. 

Tonight:  Cloudy with a chance of rain mixed with snow after midnight.  Lows will be around 30 with light and variable winds. 

Thursday:  Cloudy with a chance of snow in the morning, changing over to rain by the afternoon.  Highs will be in the lower 40s with light and variable winds.

Thursday night:  Cloudy with a chance of accumulating snow.  Lows will be around 30 with winds out of the west to northwest at 10to 15 MPH.

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Your long-term forecast:  Additional wet weather will be possible for the beginning of next week, as even though Saturday looks to remain dry there will be a couple chances for rain and snow Sunday and Monday.  Daytime highs for the period will range from the lower 30s to the lower 40s, with overnight lows in the lower 20s to the lower 30s.

Tuesday, February 21 2012

02/21/2012

Summary:  The next couple of days will feel a little dreary as we’ll have continued cloudy skies along with a chance of rain tomorrow. 

Tonight:  Mostly cloudy with lows in the upper 20s and winds out of the southwest at 5 to 15 MPH. 

Wednesday:  Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of light rain in the afternoon.  Highs will be in the mid 40s with winds out of the southwest at 5 to 10 MPH.

Wednesday night:  Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain.  Lows will be in the mid 30s with light and variable winds.

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Your long-term forecast:  There will be a couple chances for some wet weather over the weekend, as some light rain or snow will be possible on Friday with a chance of additional rain or snow on Sunday, however Saturday is expected to remain dry.  Daytime highs for the period will generally remain in the 30s with overnight lows in the mid to upper 20s.