Rolling Meadows, IL

30.2°F / -1.0°C
Clear
Windchill: 30°F / -1°C
Humidity: 10%
Dew Point: -20°F / -29°C
Wind: East at 2.2 mph / 3.5 km/h
Wind Gust: 5.4 mph / 8.7 km/h
Pressure: 30.35 in / 1028 hPa (Falling)
Visibility: 10.0 miles / 16.1 kilometers
Clouds: Clear (CLR) : -
Yesterday's Maximum: 27°F / -3°C
Yesterday's Minimum: 14°F / -10°C
UV: 0 out of 16
Sunrise:6:49 AM CST
Sunset:4:26 PM CST
Moon Rise:5:43 AM CST
Moon Set:4:11 PM CST
Moon Phase Waning Crescent
Marine Forecast & Tides
NOAA Weather Radio
METAR KPWK 212352Z 17011KT 10SM CLR M01/M16 A3032 RMK AO2 SLP277 T10111156 10006 21022 56010
As of: 5:57 PM CST on November 21, 2014
Observed at: Windy City WX, Rolling Meadows, IL

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Forecast

Today
clear
30° | 27°F
-1° | -3°C
Saturday
sleet
45° | 43°F
| 6°C
Sunday
rain
48° | 36°F
| 2°C
Tomorrow is forecast to be
Much Warmer than today.
Freezing Rain Advisory in effect from 11 PM this evening to 9 am CST Saturday...
Friday
Clear. High of 30F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Overcast with ice pellets, then ice pellets after midnight. Low of 27F with a windchill as low as 16F. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70% .
Saturday
Overcast with ice pellets and rain. High of 45F. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 50% .
Saturday Night
Overcast. Fog overnight. Low of 43F. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Overcast with rain. Fog early. High of 48F. Breezy. Winds from the SSE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 100% with rainfall amounts near 0.6 in. possible.
Sunday Night
Overcast with rain, then a chance of rain after midnight. Fog overnight. Low of 36F. Breezy. Winds from the South at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70% with rainfall amounts near 0.6 in. possible.
Monday
Overcast with a chance of rain, then a chance of snow and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 39F with a windchill as low as 16F. Breezy. Winds from the WSW at 20 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation 40% .
Monday Night
Overcast in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 25F with a windchill as low as 14F. Breezy. Winds from the West at 15 to 25 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy in the morning, then overcast. High of 30F with a windchill as low as 12F. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear. Low of 21F with a windchill as low as 14F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Overcast with a chance of snow. High of 32F with a windchill as low as 16F. Winds from the West at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 20%.
Wednesday Night
Overcast. Low of 23F with a windchill as low as 12F. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 15 to 25 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy. High of 30F with a windchill as low as 9F. Breezy. Winds from the NNW at 15 to 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Low of 12F with a windchill as low as 3F. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 15 mph.
Friday
Clear. High of 25F with a windchill as low as 1F. Breezy. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 20 mph.
Friday Night
Clear. Low of 18F with a windchill as low as 5F. Breezy. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 20 mph.
Saturday
Clear. High of 32F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Fog overnight. Low of 23F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Sunday
Overcast with a chance of snow. Fog early. High of 28F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of snow 20%.
Sunday Night
Overcast with a chance of snow. Fog overnight. Low of 23F with a windchill as low as 16F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 20% with accumulations up to 1 in. possible.
Monday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Fog early. High of 34F with a windchill as low as 16F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 30% with accumulations up to 1 in. possible.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. Fog overnight. Low of 18F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Clear. Fog early. High of 39F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear. Low of 18F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the NW after midnight.
As of: 3:00 PM CST on November 21, 2014 from station KILPALAT4
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Scientific Forecaster Discussion

Warnings & Notices

Freezing Rain Advisory

Expires 9:00 AM CST on November 22, 2014
Statement as of 4:27 PM CST on November 21, 2014

... Freezing Rain Advisory remains in effect from 11 PM this
evening to 9 am CST Saturday...

* timing... light freezing rain will develop toward midnight and
continue into early Saturday morning when air and pavement
temperatures climb above freezing.

* Ice accumulations... one to locally two tenths of an inch.

* Other impacts... roads will become ice covered and travel will
extremely hazardous on untreated roads.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Freezing Rain Advisory means that periods of freezing rain or
freezing drizzle will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads. Slow down and use caution while driving.



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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 5:25 PM CST on November 21, 2014

... Ranking this november's cold so far and info about the cold
start to Friday...

Today can seen as the end of the exceptionally long stretch of
cold weather this month... with temperatures at or above average
this weekend.

Here is where this month stacks up historically at Chicago and
Rockford for the first 21 days:

Coldest first 3 weeks of November in Chicago
--------------------------------------------
rank avg. Temp (f) year
---- ------------- ------
1 32.4 1951
2 33.7 1995
                       2014*
4 34.0 1894
5 34.5 1872
                       1959
                       1996

Coldest first 3 weeks of November in Rockford
---------------------------------------------
rank avg. Temp (f) year
---- ------------- ------
1 30.2 1951
2 30.4 1959
3 30.9 1976
4 31.6 1995
5 32.1 1996
6 32.7 2014*
7 32.8 1910
8 33.3 1986
9 33.6 1997
10 34.0 1991

-------------------------------------------------------------------

The cold start to Friday November 21st
--------------------------------------
Rockford dipped to a low of 5 degrees. This was the coldest
temperature this early in the season in Rockford since a low of 3
degrees was observed on November 13 1986. The record low for
November 21st is 3 degrees set in 1964. Rockford's period of
record started in 1905.

Chicago-ohare dipped to a low of 7 degrees. This was the coldest
temperature this early in the season in Chicago since a low of 6
degrees was observed on November 13 1986. The record low for
November 21st is 1 degree set in 1880. Chicago's period of record
started in 1871.


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