FOG: Visibility is down to .2 mile in DeKalb and .75 miles at Chicago Executive Airport and 1.50 miles at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Increased crashes reported with fog and icy roads in Wisconsin. Gusts as high as 50 mph are possible on Sunday, New Year’s Day.
FORECAST AS OF FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2011 AT 12:30 p.m. CST.
This Afternoon: Rain, mainly before 4pm. High near 43. Northeast wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight: A chance of rain before 8pm, then a slight chance of snow between 8pm and midnight. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 27. North northwest wind between 5 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south between 15 and 20 mph. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph becoming west. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
New Year’s Day: A chance of flurries. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. Windy, with a west wind between 25 and 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.