Archive for March 2012

Friday, March 30 2012

03/30/2012

Summary: Temperatures will be warming up over the weekend, however there will also be a chance for some wet weather beginning by tomorrow night.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy with lows in the upper 30s and winds out of the northeast at 10 to 15 MPH.

Saturday: Partly sunny in the morning and clearing by the afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 60 with winds out of the east at 5 to 10 MPH.  

Saturday night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the lower 50s with winds out of the south at 5 to 10 MPH.  

Sunday: Partly clear with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Daytime highs will be in the mid 70s with overnight lows in the upper 50s.

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Your long-term forecast: The next work week will start off a bit warmer than average before cooler temperatures return by mid-week, and while there will be a chance of showers and thunderstorms on Monday and Tuesday, Wednesday is expected to remain dry. Daytime highs will generally be decreasing from the mid 70s to the upper 50s, with overnight lows also decreasing from the low 50s to the lower 40s.

Thursday, March 29 2012

03/29/2012

Summary: Some stormy weather is expected for tonight into tomorrow, with near-average temperatures persisting throughout most of northern Illinois.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows will be in the lower 40s with winds out of the southeast at 5 to 15 MPH.

Friday: Cloudy with showers likely in the morning, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Daytime highs will be in the upper 50s with winds gradually shifting from the northwest to the northeast at 10 to 15 MPH.  

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

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Your long-term forecast: There will be a few chances for some showers and thunderstorms during the start of next week, along with a notable drop in temperatures as a cold front passes through the region.Daytime highs will be in the mid 70s to the lower 80s for Sunday and Monday, decreasing to the upper 50s for Tuesday, with overnight lows also decreasing from the mid 50s to the lower 40s.

Wednesday, March 28 2012

03/28/2012

Summary: Seasonally appropriate temperatures will remain over northern Illinois for the next couple of days, with stormy weather likely for tomorrow night.

Tonight: Clear with some patchy areas of frost possible after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 30s with winds out of the northeast at 5 to 10 MPH.

Thursday: Mostly sunny with highs in the lower 50s and winds out of the east at around 10 MPH.  

Thursday night: Partly cloudy in the evening becoming cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight.Lows will be in the lower 40s with winds out of the southeast at 5 to 15 MPH.

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Your long-term forecast: The first half of the weekend is expected to be relatively pleasant, with warm and benign conditions Saturday into Sunday, however there will be a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms Sunday night through Monday. Daytime highs for the period will range from the low 60s to the upper 70s, with overnight lows in the mid 40s to the mid 50s.

Tuesday, March 27 2012

03/27/2012

Summary: After a chance for some stormy weather tonight, the skies will clear out for tomorrow, along with brisk yet seasonally appropriate temperatures tomorrow night.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, becoming clear after midnight. Lows will be in the upper 40s with winds out of the west to southwest at 10 to 20 MPH.

Wednesday: Sunny with highs in the mid 60s with winds out of the west at 10 to 20 MPH.  

Wednesday night: Mostly clear with some patchy areas of frost possible after midnight. Lows will be in the mid 30s with winds shifting from the northwest to the northeast at 5 to 10 MPH.

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Your long-term forecast: Some stormy weather will be possible towards the end of the week, with a good chance of showers and thunderstorms Friday into Saturday, though Sunday is expected to remain dry. Daytime highs for the period will range from the upper 50s to the lower 70s, with overnight lows in the low 40s to the lower 50s.

Monday, March 26 2012

03/26/2012

Summary: Typical March weather now presides over much of the Great Lakes region, with breezy conditions and some stormy weather possible through tomorrow.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy with lows around 40 and winds out of the southeast at 10 to 20 MPH, gusting up to 30 at times.

Tuesday: Partly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the upper 60s with winds out of the south at 15 to 25 MPH, gusting up to 35.  

Tuesday night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, becoming clear after midnight. Lows willbe in the upper 40s with winds out of the southwest at 5 to 15 MPH.

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Your long-term forecast: Some wet weather will be possible by the end of the week, as while Thursday is expected to remain dry, there will be a good chance of showers and thunderstormsFriday into Saturday. Daytime highs for the period will generally be increasing from the lower 50s to the lower 60s, with overnight lows in the upper 30s to the mid 40s.

Friday, March 23 2012

03/23/2012

Summary: Temperatures will cool off slightly over the weekend, yet will still remain well above average for this time of year, with a possibility of showers through tomorrow.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy with a good chance of showers. Lows will be in the lower 50s with light and variable winds.

Saturday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers. Highs will be in the upper 60s with light and variable winds.

Saturday night: Partly cloudy with lows in the upper 40s and light and variable winds.

Sunday: Partly cloudy with daytime highs in the upper 60s and overnight lows in the lower 40s.

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Your long-term forecast: Temperatures will be cooler at the start of next week than they have been recently, and while Monday and Wednesday are expected to remain dry, there will be a chance of showers and thunderstorms for Tuesday. Daytime highs for the period will generally be increasing from the mid 50s to the mid 60s, with overnight lows ranging from the lower 40s to the lower 50s.

Thursday, March 22 2012

03/22/2012

Summary: Some stormy weather is set to begin as early as this afternoon, with showers possible through at least tomorrow night, as temperatures continue to be warmer than average.

Tonight: Cloudy with showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows will be around 60 with light and variable winds.

Friday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs will be in the lower 70s with light and variable winds.  

Friday night: Cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows will be in the mid 50s with light and variable winds.

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Your long-term forecast: Unseasonable warmth will continue through the first half of next week, with benign conditions expected for Sunday and Monday, though therewill be a slight chance for showers and thunderstorms on Tuesday. Daytime highs for the period will range from the lower 60s to the lower 70s, with overnight lows in the mid 40s to the mid 50s.