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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Chicago, IL Local Forecast Office

5NM ENE Chicago IL

Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Becoming Cloudy

    WSW 15kt
    1-2ft

    High: 40 °FFalling Temperatures
    Water: 36 °F

  • Tonight

    Decreasing Clouds

    WSW 10kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 30 °F

  • Thursday

    Slight Chc Rain

    SE 10kt
    < 1ft

    High: 40 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Rain

    SE 10kt
    1ft

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Rain

    NNE 10kt
    1-2ft

    High: 42 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    N 10kt
    2ft

    Low: 34 °F

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    NNE 10kt
    2ft

    High: 42 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    Light Wind
    1-2ft

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Mostly Sunny

    SW 10kt
    1ft

    High: 42 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 11:15 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
WSW wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Mostly sunny early, then becoming cloudy. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Tonight
WSW wind 5 to 10 kt. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.
Thursday
SSW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. A slight chance of rain after noon. Waves 1 ft or less.
Thursday Night
SE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming ENE after midnight. Rain. Waves around 1 ft.
Friday
NNE wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of rain before noon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Friday Night
N wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. Partly cloudy. Waves around 2 ft.
Saturday
NNE wind 5 to 10 kt, with gusts as high as 15 kt. Sunny. Waves around 2 ft.
Saturday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Winds could gust as high as 10 kt. Mostly clear. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Sunday
SW wind around 10 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Mostly sunny. 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: 41.88°N 87.59°W
Last Update: 11:15 am CST Dec 12, 2018
Forecast Valid: 12pm CST Dec 12, 2018-6pm CST Dec 18, 2018
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