TEMPS IN UPPER 30s AT TONIGHT’S FOOTBALL GAMES, FREEZE WARNINGS NEARBY
Northeast Illinois is being affected by the first autumn cyclone and a cold front that is moving in from the west. Temperatures have already dropped from the 60s early this morning to the low 50s by noon. Arlington Heights and neighboring suburbs are forecast to see 44°F by 5:00 p.m. and 39°F by 9:00 p.m. Saturday morning is forecast to hit a lot of 33°F from 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. and a wind chill low of 24°F about 7:00 a.m. Wind gusts are expected to peak from the west at 30 MPH from about 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Friday. Wind gusts are forecast to stop by midnight Friday/Saturday and pick up again (SW 33 MPH) from 8:00 a.m. Saturday through Sunday as the cyclone departs eastward from the area.
A Freeze Warning was activated by the NWS for communities as close as Cary, Crystal Lake, Spring Grove, McHenry, Woodstock, South Elgin, St Charles, Oswego, Aurora, Batavia, and Streator to the south. No Freeze Warnings in Lake County, Illinois.
— The Weather Channel (@weatherchannel) October 11, 2019
You knew it had to come sooner or later. The coldest night of the early fall season arrives tonight as temps reach 30 to 32 degrees in far western counties where a Freeze Warning goes into effect. Protect sensitive plants by covering. @nbcchicago pic.twitter.com/f8dY7JxJ6H
— Andy Avalos (@AndyAvalosNBC5) October 11, 2019
O’HARE FORECAST …
This Afternoon: Showers likely, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 44 by 5pm. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Columbus Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
Monday Night: A chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Tuesday: A chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday: A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
LAKE TEMPS …
SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN WATER TEMPERATURES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
903 AM CDT Fri Oct 11 2019
LAKE MICHIGAN WATER TEMPERATURES…
WINTHROP HARBOR BUOY……….M.
MICHIGAN CITY BUOY……….62.
SOUTH MID LAKE BUOY……….60.
NORTH MID LAKE BUOY……….60.
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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