Chicagoland weather radar [LIVE RADAR] shows precipitation passing over southern Wisconsin and far northern Illinois at about 5:47 p.m. Light precipitation is expected to continue until about 5:00 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Satellite images (infrared) show clouds over most of the Midwest. Fog and clouds are expected overnight, and clouds are expected to continue to cover the northwest suburbs through Friday evening.
INTERESTING WEATHER SETUP THE NEXT FEW DAYS …
Temperatures are expected to be steady overnight at about 46 degrees with light southeast winds at about 5 mph. Then temperatures are expected to start rising at about 7:00 a.m. and reach a high of 55 degrees at about 6:00 p.m. We will be without a wind chill from about 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Wednesday.
After a few short gusty periods during the day, the winds will really pick up at about 9:00 p.m. and shift from southerly to westerly. Steady west winds of 15-16 mph expected overnight Wednesday to Thursday with gusts of 22-24 mph. Temperatures will plummet starting at about 9:00 p.m. Wednesday and hit the freezing mark at about 4:00 a.m. Air temperature will drop to 27 degrees by 9:00 a.m. with a wind chill of 15 degrees. Thursday’s high will almost hit 32 degrees but Thursday night’s low will drop to 19, and the Friday night/Saturday morning low will drop to 11 degrees with a wind chill of -2 degrees at about 4:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. High Saturday? about 19-21 degrees at noon with a wind chill of 9-10 degrees.
NEW DENSE FOG ADVISORY – Northern & Western Illinois until 10am Wednesday. Visibility reduced to below 1mile at times pic.twitter.com/dFGJZn4Wjc
— NBC's Storm Team 5 (@NBCStormTeam5) December 3, 2013
Dense Fog Advisory west and north of Arlington Heights.
FOG TONIGHT …
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
509 PM CST TUE DEC 3 2013
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WHEATON…CHICAGO
509 PM CST TUE DEC 3 2013
VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS ACROSS
PORTIONS OF DUPAGE AND FAR NORTHWEST COOK COUNTY THROUGH 630 PM.
AT 5 PM CST…AREAS WEST OF INTERSTATE 355 AND ILLINOIS ROUTE 53
WERE SEEING THE GREATEST COVERAGE OF LOW VISIBILITY. SURFACE
REPORTS AND WEB CAMS SHOW THAT VISIBILITY HAS BEEN SOMEWHAT
VARIABLE SO MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING
VISIBILITY OVER SHORT DISTANCES.
Check out this fcst of visibilities near daybrk Wed. The dark red areas are regions with visibilities a mild or less pic.twitter.com/DMC1P72HCY
— Skilling (@Skilling) December 3, 2013
TOMORROW MORNING: Red areas forecast areas with visibility of 1 mile or less.
TODAY Sunrise: 7:03 AM Sunset: 4:20 PM Late Afternoon Showers likely. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 46. South southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight A chance of drizzle. Areas of dense fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 46. South wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday A 40 percent chance of showers after noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 56. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night A 20 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 29. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Cloudy, with a high near 31. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night Cloudy, with a low around 19.
Friday A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Sunday A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 28.
Sunday Night A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 20.
Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 14.
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