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Today's Forecast: Bitter Is Back!
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Interactive Radar

1 Day Pollen Forecast

  • Tree: No Data

  • Grass: No Data

  • Weed: No Data

  • Mold: No Data

Hourly

  • 9PM
    17°
    0%
  • 10PM
    15°
    0%
  • 11PM
    14°
    0%
  • 12AM
    13°
    0%
  • 1AM
    13°
    0%
  • 2AM
    12°
    0%
  • 3AM
    11°
    0%
  • 4AM
    11°
    0%
  • 5AM
    10°
    0%
  • 6AM
    0%
  • 7AM
    0%
  • 8AM
    10°
    0%
  • 9AM
    11°
    0%
  • 10AM
    13°
    0%
  • 11AM
    14°
    0%
  • 12PM
    15°
    0%
  • 1PM
    16°
    0%
  • 2PM
    16°
    0%
  • 3PM
    17°
    0%
  • 4PM
    16°
    0%
  • 5PM
    15°
    0%
  • 6PM
    13°
    0%
  • 7PM
    12°
    0%
  • 8PM
    12°
    0%
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7-Day

  • Today
    Partly Cloudy
    25°
    0%
    DETAILS +

    Forecast

    A few clouds. Record low temperatures expected. Low 8F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

    UV 0
    Humidity 55
    Wind 10 NW

    DETAILS -

  • Thursday
    Sunny
    18°
    0%
    DETAILS +

    Forecast

    Sunny skies. High 18F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.

    UV 4
    Humidity 51
    Wind 8 WNW

    DETAILS -

  • Friday
    Partly Cloudy
    29°
    27°
    0%
    DETAILS +

    Forecast

    Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 20s with temperatures nearly steady overnight.

    UV 4
    Humidity 60
    Wind 8 SW

    DETAILS -

  • Saturday
    PM Rain Snow Showers
    41°
    25°
    40%
    DETAILS +

    Forecast

    Chance of afternoon rain and snow showers. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the mid 20s.

    UV 4
    Humidity 65
    Wind 8 SW

    DETAILS -

  • Sunday
    Partly Cloudy
    41°
    28°
    20%
    DETAILS +

    Forecast

    Partly cloudy. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the upper 20s.

    UV 3
    Humidity 67
    Wind 8 SW

    DETAILS -

  • Monday
    42°
    35°
    Sunny
  • Tuesday
    47°
    36°
    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 030501 -7.4 * * * 29.5 37.1 310 * *
Buoy cmti2 41.73, -87.54 11.35 030501 -7.4 * 1023.1 * 13.0 22.3 300 * *
Buoy bhri3 41.65, -87.15 29.40 030501 -8.4 * * * * * * * *
Buoy whri2 42.36, -87.81 34.42 030501 -7.6 * * * 16.6 18.4 300 * *
Buoy mcyi3 41.73, -86.93 37.51
Pres (Pressure and PTDY (Pressure Tendency) in inches

2 - Day Wave Forecast

Historical Data March 4

  • Avg. High
  • Avg. Low
  • Mean
  • Record
    High
  • Record
    Low
  • Rec.
    High Date
  • Rec.
    Low Date
  • 43°
  • 29°
  • 36°
  • 76°
  • 11°
  • 03-4-1974
  • 03-4-1978

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