Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially over western New York where up to two feet is forecast by late Thursday.
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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

6NM ESE Chicago IL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 10kt
    4ft

    Low: 11 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Thursday

    Mostly Sunny

    NW 10kt
    3-4ft

    High: 21 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Thursday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    WSW 10kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 16 °F

  • Friday

    Slight Chc Snow

    NW 20kt
    Waves Building4ft

    High: 24 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    NW 20kt
    5-6ft

    Low: 6 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    NW 15kt
    4-5ft

    High: 13 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    NNW 10kt
    2-4ft

    Low: 9 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Snow

    SSE 10kt
    2ft

    High: 23 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Snow

    SSE 10kt
    1-2ft

    Low: 22 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 10:16 pm CST Feb 10, 2016
Forecast Valid: 11pm CST Feb 10, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016

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WAVES ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHTS...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES WHICH WILL OCCASIONALLY BE ENCOUNTERED.

Overnight
NW wind around 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Waves around 4 ft.
Thursday
NW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Waves 3 to 4 ft.
Thursday Night
WSW wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Friday
W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 kt. A slight chance of snow showers. Waves 1 ft building to 4 ft.
Friday Night
NW wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Partly cloudy. Waves 5 to 6 ft. occasionally to 8ft.
Saturday
NW wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Mostly sunny. Waves 4 to 5 ft.
Saturday Night
NNW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SSW after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 ft.
Sunday
SSE wind 5 to 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. A chance of snow. Waves around 2 ft.
Sunday Night
SSE wind around 10 kt becoming SSW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 kt. A chance of snow. Waves 1 to 2 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 41.79°N 87.56°W
Last Update: 10:16 pm CST Feb 10, 2016
Forecast Valid: 11pm CST Feb 10, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
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