Significant Winter Storm to Impact the Western U.S into Tuesday; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the Southern High Plains

A strong winter storm will continue to progress into the Northern Rockies and Great Basin, bringing heavy mountain snow and strong winds through Tuesday. Heavy snow combined with strong winds will produce near-blizzard conditions, with snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Dry, gusty winds will create widespread critical fire weather conditions in the southern High Plains through Monday.
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6NM ESE Chicago IL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Overnight

    Partly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    < 1ft

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Sunny

    SSE 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 54 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Slight Chc Thunderstorms

    S 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers

    S 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 66 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Showers

    SW 15kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 31 °F

  • Wednesday

    Rain/Snow Likely

    NW 20kt
    Waves Building3ft

    High: 39 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chc Rain/Snow

    NW 20kt
    1-3ft

    Low: 25 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    SSW 10kt
    1ft

    High: 40 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Clear

    S 15kt
    1ft

    Low: 33 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 7:27 pm CST Feb 25, 2024
Forecast Valid: 12am CST Feb 26, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024

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Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.
Monday
ENE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SSE in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. Sunny. Waves 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
S wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Waves 1 ft or less.
Tuesday
S wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a chance of showers between 1pm and 4pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Waves 1 ft or less.
Tuesday Night
S wind 10 to 15 kt becoming W after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm. Waves 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
NW wind 10 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Rain showers likely before 7am, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Waves 1 ft or less building to 3 ft.
Wednesday Night
NW wind 10 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 7pm. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
Thursday
WNW wind around 10 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. Sunny. Waves around 1 ft.
Thursday Night
S wind 10 to 15 kt. Clear. Waves around 1 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: 41.81°N 87.56°W
Last Update: 7:27 pm CST Feb 25, 2024
Forecast Valid: 12am CST Feb 26, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024
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