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A Wind Chill Advisory takes effect Friday at 2 a.m. with temperatures that could drop as low as 20 below zero. NBC Chicago's Brant Miller has the full forecast.

Friday's Forecast: Mostly 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
    10°
    20%
  • 11PM
    20%
  • 12AM
    0%
  • 1AM
    0%
  • 2AM
    0%
  • 3AM
    0%
  • 4AM
    0%
  • 5AM
    0%
  • 6AM
    0%
  • 7AM
    0%
  • 8AM
    0%
  • 9AM
    0%
  • 10AM
    12°
    0%
  • 11AM
    14°
    0%
  • 12PM
    15°
    0%
  • 1PM
    16°
    0%
  • 2PM
    16°
    0%
  • 3PM
    16°
    0%
  • 4PM
    16°
    0%
  • 5PM
    15°
    0%
  • 6PM
    13°
    0%
  • 7PM
    12°
    0%
  • 8PM
    11°
    0%
  • 9PM
    10°
    0%
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7-Day

  • Today
    Partly Cloudy
    17°
    20%
    DETAILS +

    Forecast

    Some clouds. A few flurries are possible. Low 4F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

    UV 0
    Humidity 57
    Wind 8 NW

    DETAILS -

  • Friday
    Partly Cloudy
    18°
    0%
    DETAILS +

    Forecast

    Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 18F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.

    UV 3
    Humidity 56
    Wind 8 W

    DETAILS -

  • Saturday
    Sunny
    24°
    18°
    0%
    DETAILS +

    Forecast

    Abundant sunshine. Highs in the mid 20s and lows in the upper teens.

    UV 3
    Humidity 60
    Wind 6 SSW

    DETAILS -

  • Sunday
    Snow
    32°
    18°
    80%
    DETAILS +

    Forecast

    Snow. Highs in the low 30s and lows in the upper teens.

    UV 1
    Humidity 69
    Wind 6 SSW

    DETAILS -

  • Monday
    Mostly Sunny
    30°
    23°
    10%
    DETAILS +

    Forecast

    Mostly sunny. Highs in the low 30s and lows in the low 20s.

    UV 3
    Humidity 61
    Wind 6 SSW

    DETAILS -

  • Tuesday
    38°
    27°
    Rain Snow
  • Wednesday
    26°
    11°
    Mostly Cloudy

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 022703 -11.3 * * * 25.9 29.5 310 * *
Buoy cmti2 41.73, -87.54 11.35 022703 -11.3 * 1028.0 +2.4 14.8 18.4 290 * *
Buoy bhri3 41.65, -87.15 29.40 022702 -13.2 * * * 18.4 24.1 330 * *
Buoy whri2 42.36, -87.81 34.42 022703 -10.2 * * * 16.6 18.4 320 * *
Buoy mcyi3 41.73, -86.93 37.51
Pres (Pressure and PTDY (Pressure Tendency) in inches

2 - Day Wave Forecast

Historical Data February 26

  • Avg. High
  • Avg. Low
  • Mean
  • Record
    High
  • Record
    Low
  • Rec.
    High Date
  • Rec.
    Low Date
  • 41°
  • 27°
  • 34°
  • 64°
  • 02-26-1976
  • 02-26-1963

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