High 40°F, Icy pavement, Thunderstorms, Fog, Dropping Temperatures, High Winds, Severe Wind Chill Progressing Thursday to Friday Arlington Heights, Chicago Weather Forecast Northwest

ICY SLIP AND FALL HAZARD THIS MORNING …
Air temperatures have been very close to freezing, reaching 33°F overnight. Some pavement in Arlington Heights and northwest suburbs has a light glaze of ice and some areas are wet from rain. Freezing rain is more likely northwest toward McHenry and Rockford. Thundershowers have occurred overnight and into the early morning hours, and may continue through most of the daily light hours Thursday. Stronger thunderstorms are possible toward southeast areas of Chicagoland. A big temperature drop is forecast to begin about 3:30 p.m. Thursday, and bring the air temperature to 15°F by midnight with wind chills below zero after midnight Thursday/Friday and all day Friday. The forecast low for Friday morning is 6°F about 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. with wind chill at -14°F.

Strong west wind gusts will be near 40 MPH starting about 6:00 p.m. Thursday night, and continue to blow 30 MPH or higher until about noon Friday. Downed power lines and broken tree branches are possible Thursday afternoon and Thursday/Friday overnight.

Weather Radar (also nexrad.chgowx.com) shows thundershowers in northeast Illinois moving southwest to northeast.







 O’HARE FORECAST … 

Thursday: Rain before 5pm, then a slight chance of rain and snow. Some thunder is also possible. Areas of dense fog before 2pm. High near 41. Breezy, with an east southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -11. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 12. Wind chill values as low as -14. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 2. West northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 23.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17.

Sunday: Snow, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 30.

Sunday Night: A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 32.

Monday Night: Snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

Tuesday: Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.

Tuesday Night: A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

Wednesday: A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.

 LAKE TEMPS … 

SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN WATER TEMPERATURES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
903 AM CST Wed Feb 06 2019

LAKE MICHIGAN WATER TEMPERATURES…

CHICAGO SHORE……….35.

CHICAGO CRIB……….32.

MICHIGAN CITY……….33.

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M IS FOR MISSING DATA THAT IS NORMALLY AVAILABLE.

THE MICHIGAN CITY WATER TEMPERATURE SENSOR IS LOCATED AT A WATER
INTAKE ONE MILE OFFSHORE AND 60 FEET BELOW WATER SURFACE. IT IS READ EVERY DAY OF THE YEAR.

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