Wet Pattern Continues From the Northwest To Rockies; Major Storm System To Develop On Thursday Across Southern Plains

A vigorous system will slide from the Northwest to the Rockies on Wednesday to keep intact the wet pattern across the extended region. Heavy to excessive rain, intense mountain snow and high winds are possible before the next system arrives on Friday. The same system will evolve into a major storm on Thursday across the southern Plains for a widespread rain event for the South and East.
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6NM ESE Chicago IL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Increasing Clouds

    SW 25km/h
    < 1m

    High: 4 °C
    Water: 2 °C

  • Tonight

    Decreasing Clouds

    WSW 25km/hWinds Decreasing
    < 1m

    Low: -1 °C

  • Thursday

    Slight Chc Rain

    SSE 15km/h
    < 1m

    High: 4 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Rain

    SE 15km/h
    < 1m

    Low: 3 °C

  • Friday

    Rain

    NNE 15km/h
    < 1m

    High: 6 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    N 20km/h
    1m

    Low: 1 °C

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    NNE 20km/hWinds Decreasing
    1m

    High: 6 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    SSW 10km/h
    < 1m

    Low: 0 °C

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    SW 25km/h
    < 1m

    High: 6 °C


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 10:15 am CST Dec 12, 2018
Forecast Valid: 12pm CST Dec 12, 2018-6pm CST Dec 18, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
SW wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h. Increasing clouds. Waves 1 m or less.
Tonight
WSW wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 km/h. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 m or less.
Thursday
SSW wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming SSE in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h. A slight chance of rain after 1pm. Waves 1 m or less.
Thursday Night
SE wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming E after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h. Rain, mainly after 7pm. Waves 1 m or less.
Friday
NNE wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h. Rain, mainly before 7am. Waves 1 m or less.
Friday Night
N wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h. Partly cloudy. Waves around 1 m.
Saturday
NNE wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 km/h. Sunny. Waves around 1 m.
Saturday Night
NNE wind around 10 km/h becoming SSW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h. Mostly clear. Waves 1 m or less.
Sunday
SW wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Mostly sunny. Waves 1 m or less.

*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: 41.81°N 87.56°W
Last Update: 10:15 am CST Dec 12, 2018
Forecast Valid: 12pm CST Dec 12, 2018-6pm CST Dec 18, 2018
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