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Meteorologist Alicia Roman breaks down how cold the start of March will be and whether you can expect any more snow. Plus, when a warm up will roll through the Chicago area.

Today's Forecast: Partly Sunny
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Interactive Radar

1 Day Pollen Forecast

  • Tree: No Data

  • Grass: No Data

  • Weed: No Data

  • Mold: No Data

Hourly

  • 10PM
    25°
    0%
  • 11PM
    24°
    0%
  • 12AM
    23°
    0%
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    22°
    0%
  • 2AM
    20°
    0%
  • 3AM
    19°
    0%
  • 4AM
    18°
    0%
  • 5AM
    18°
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  • 6AM
    17°
    0%
  • 7AM
    16°
    0%
  • 8AM
    18°
    0%
  • 9AM
    21°
    0%
  • 10AM
    23°
    0%
  • 11AM
    25°
    0%
  • 12PM
    26°
    0%
  • 1PM
    27°
    0%
  • 2PM
    27°
    0%
  • 3PM
    27°
    0%
  • 4PM
    26°
    0%
  • 5PM
    26°
    0%
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    25°
    0%
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    25°
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    24°
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7-Day

  • Today
    Mostly Clear
    28°
    16°
    0%
    DETAILS +

    Forecast

    Mostly clear. Low 16F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.

    UV 0
    Humidity 61
    Wind 11 WNW

    DETAILS -

  • Monday
    Mostly Sunny
    28°
    23°
    0%
    DETAILS +

    Forecast

    Sunny, along with a few afternoon clouds. High 28F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.

    UV 3
    Humidity 59
    Wind 7 NE

    DETAILS -

  • Tuesday
    Rain Freezing Rain
    40°
    19°
    100%
    DETAILS +

    Forecast

    Rain and freezing rain. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the upper teens.

    UV 1
    Humidity 72
    Wind 13 SE

    DETAILS -

  • Wednesday
    Mostly Sunny
    19°
    0%
    DETAILS +

    Forecast

    More sun than clouds. Highs in the upper teens and lows in the low single digits.

    UV 4
    Humidity 50
    Wind 13 SE

    DETAILS -

  • Thursday
    Sunny
    17°
    0%
    DETAILS +

    Forecast

    Sunshine. Highs in the upper teens and lows in the upper single digits.

    UV 4
    Humidity 50
    Wind 13 SE

    DETAILS -

  • Friday
    34°
    26°
    Mostly Sunny
  • Saturday
    37°
    24°
    Sunny

Buoy Reports

Name Lat, Long Dist Report Time Air Temp Water Temp Pres PTDY Wind Speed Wind Gust Wind Dir Wave Height Wave Period
Buoy chii2 42, -87.5 10.65 030202 -5.3 * * * 25.9 37.1 250 * *
Buoy cmti2 41.73, -87.54 11.35 030202 -6.5 * 1025.0 * 11.2 18.4 220 * *
Buoy bhri3 41.65, -87.15 29.40 030202 -5.7 * * * 24.1 38.9 250 * *
Buoy whri2 42.36, -87.81 34.42 030202 -7.1 * * * 22.3 24.1 210 * *
Buoy mcyi3 41.73, -86.93 37.51
Pres (Pressure and PTDY (Pressure Tendency) in inches

2 - Day Wave Forecast

Historical Data March 1

  • Avg. High
  • Avg. Low
  • Mean
  • Record
    High
  • Record
    Low
  • Rec.
    High Date
  • Rec.
    Low Date
  • 47°
  • 32°
  • 40°
  • 84°
  • 03-30-1986
  • 03-1-1962

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