Tuesday, January 15 2013

Posted 01/15/2013 by Mike Zuranski
Categories: General Forecast

Summary: The weather tonight will remain calm and cool, however blustery conditions are expected during the day tomorrow, with a few light flurries possible tomorrow night.

Tonight: Mostly clear with lows in the mid teens. Winds will be light and variable in the evening, then coming from the southwest at 5 to 10 MPH after midnight.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny in the morning becoming partly cloudy by the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 30s with winds out of the southwest at 15 to 15 MPH, gusting up to 40 at times.  

Wednesday night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of flurries. 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: An area of low pressure will pass to our north over the weekend, and while generally calm conditions are expected for Friday through Sunday, there will be a slight chance of a few flurries Sunday night. Daytime highs will be in the upper 30s on Friday and Saturday, but only in the low 20s on Sunday, with overnight lows for the period generally decreasing from the upper 20s to around 8 to 12 degrees.

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Monday, January 14 2012

Posted 01/14/2013 by Mike Zuranski
Categories: General Forecast

Summary: The weather over the next few days will remain relatively benign, with temperatures that are fairly close to the seasonal average.

Tonight: Mostly clear with lows in the lower teens and light and variable winds.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy with highs in the upper 20s. Winds will be light and variable in the morning, then coming from the southwest at 5 to 10 MPH in the afternoon.  

Tuesday night: Mostly clear with lows in the upper teens and winds out of the southwest at 10 to 15 MPH.

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Your long-term forecast: The weather isn’t expected to vary much through the end of the week, with relatively calm conditions and seasonably appropriate temperatures Thursday through Saturday. Daytime highs for the period will range from the upper 20s to the mid 30s, with overnight lows in the upper teens to the mid 20s.

Friday, January 11 2013

Posted 01/11/2013 by Mike Zuranski
Categories: General Forecast

Summary: While temperatures will remain well above average for just a little bit longer, a strong cold front will be pushing through northern Illinois late tomorrow afternoon, resulting in a sharp drop in temperatures and the possibility for sleet, snow, and maybe even some freezing rain for tomorrow night.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy with lows in the upper 40s and winds out of the south at 10 to 20 MPH.

Saturday: Partly sunny with highs in the upper 40s and winds out of the west at 10 to 20 MPH, with gusts up to 30 possible until the late afternoon.  

Saturday night: Mostly cloudy with a wintery mix of precipitation possible in the evening and a chance of snow after midnight. Lows will be in the lower 20s with winds out of the northwest at 10 to 15 MPH.  

Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of some light snow in the morning, gradually becoming mostly clear in the evening. Daytime highs will be in the upper 20s with overnight lows in the mid teens.

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Your long-term forecast: The weather early next week is expected to remain relatively uneventful, as temperatures return to something more seasonably appropriate for Monday through Wednesday. Daytime highs for the period will range from the mid 20s to the lower 30s, with overnight lows in the mid teens to lower 20s.

Thursday, January 10 2013

Posted 01/10/2013 by Mike Zuranski
Categories: General Forecast

Summary:  After a few light showers this afternoon, additional rain will begin by this evening, as near-record warmth continues through tomorrow. 

Tonight:  Cloudy with rain and a chance of thunderstorms, and patchy areas of fog possible after midnight.  Lows will be around 40 degrees with winds gradually shifting from out of the southeast to south at 10 to 20 MPH, with gusts up to 30 possible. 

Friday:  Cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the morning.  Highs will be in the upper 50s with winds out of the south at 10 to 20 MPH, with gusts up to 30 possible.

Friday night:  Partly cloudy and abnormally warm with lows in the lower 50s and winds out of the south at 10 to 20 MPH. 

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Your long-term forecast:  After a potent cold front passes through the region over the weekend, a few lingering snow showers may be possible Sunday morning, while Sunday afternoon through Tuesday are expected to remain relatively cold but otherwise inactive.  Daytime highs for the period will be in the upper 20s to the lower 30s, with overnight lows in the upper teens to the lower 20s.

Wednesday, January 9 2012

Posted 01/09/2013 by Mike Zuranski
Categories: General Forecast

Summary: Unseasonably mild weather continues for much of the Great Lakes region as temperatures will continue to be 15 to 20 degrees above average through the work week, however storms will begin to move through northern Illinois by tomorrow evening.

Tonight: Mostly clear with lows in the upper 20s and light and variable winds.

Thursday: Partly cloudy in the morning becoming cloudy with a chance of rain as early as the afternoon. Highs will be in the low to mid 40s with winds out of the southeast at 10 to 15 MPH.  

Thursday night: Cloudy with rain and a chance of thunderstorms. Lows will be in the upper 30s with winds out of the southeast at 10 to 15 MPH.

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Your long-term forecast: The weekend will begin with continued abnormally warm temperatures during the day Saturday, as highs will be in the lower 50s but with a slight chance of showers before a cold front sweeps through northern Illinois Saturday night, resulting in lows in the mid 20s and a slight chance of light snow showers. There will be a slight chance of continued light snow on Sunday while Monday is expected to remain dry, with daytime highs for these two days in the upper 20s to lower 30s and overnight lows of around 20 degrees.

Tuesday, January 8 2012

Posted 01/08/2013 by Mike Zuranski
Categories: General Forecast

Summary: The weather over the next few days will remain relatively mild, with temperatures more than 10 degrees above the average for this time of year.

Tonight: Partly cloudy with lows in the lower 30s. Winds will be gradually shifting from the south to west at 10 to 20 MPH, with gusts up to 30 possible at times.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny with highs in the mid 40s and winds out of the west at 10 to 15 MPH.

Wednesday night: Mostly clear with lows of around 30. Winds will be light and variable in the evening, then coming from the east at 5 to 10 MPH by the pre-dawn hours.

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Your long-term forecast: There will be a couple opportunities for some wet weather towards the end of the week, with a slight chance of showers on Friday and another chance of rain on Saturday, possibly changing over to snow Saturday night, while Sunday is expected to remain dry. Temperatures for the period will start off unseasonably warm with daytime highs in the low to mid 50s for Friday and Saturday, but a cold front will pass Saturday evening resulting in Sunday’s high only reaching the upper 20s. Overnight lows will also be decreasing from the mid 40s to the lower 20s.

Monday, January 7 2012

Posted 01/07/2013 by Mike Zuranski
Categories: General Forecast

Summary: The weather over the next couple of days could see periods of blustery conditions, but will otherwise remain relatively uneventful.

Tonight: Mostly clear in the evening becoming partly cloudy overnight. Lows will be in the upper 20s with winds out of the southwest at 5 to 15 MPH.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy with highs in the upper 30s and winds out of the south at 10 to 15 MPH.  

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy with lows in the lower 30s and winds out of the southwest at 10 to 20 MPH.

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Your long-term forecast: An upcoming storm system will result in some wet weather towards the end of the week, with a good chance of rain Thursday into Friday and another chance of light rain on Saturday, possibly changing over to snow Saturday night. Temperatures for the period will start off abnormally warm with daytime highs in the mid to upper 40s and overnight lows in the upper 30s to lower 40s, however the low on Saturday night will be colder in the upper 20s after the passage of a cold front.