• Tonight

    Mar 1

    Lo 8°

    Bitterly cold with clearing

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      29°
    • Wind
      Gust
      18 mph
  • Mon

    Mar 2

    27°Lo 22°

    Turning cloudy and cold

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      6%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      35°
    • Wind
      Gust
      10 mph
    more
  • Tue

    Mar 3

    38°Lo 8°

    Snow mixing with rain

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      80%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      27°
    • Wind
      Gust
      21 mph
    more
  • Wed

    Mar 4

    16°Lo -3°

    Mostly cloudy and much colder

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      11%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
    • Wind
      Gust
      25 mph
    more
  • Thu

    Mar 5

    16°Lo 4°

    Frigid with plenty of sun

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      6%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
    • Wind
      Gust
      17 mph
    more
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Hi 27° RealFeel® 29° Precipitation 25%

Day

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W

  • WSW 6 mph
  • Gusts: 18 mph

Cold with clouds limiting sunshine

  • Max UV Index: 0 (Low)
  • Thunderstorms: 0%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 8° RealFeel® -6° Precipitation 0%

Night

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  • WNW 10 mph
  • Gusts: 17 mph

Frigid; cloudy this evening, then partly cloudy late

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 0%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs

Temperature History - Mar 1

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  Today Normal Record 3/1/2014
High 27° 38° N/A 27°
Low 23° N/A

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:29 AM with 11:14 of sunlight, then sets at 5:43 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

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Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 2:15 PM with 14:18 of moolight, then sets at 4:33 AM

Island Lake Weather Report

Chicago: Wintry Mix to Precede Harsh Cold

March 1, 2015; 9:45 PM ET

While Chicago will escape the brunt of a snowstorm moving from the Rockies to the Midwest, the city will still see some wintry precipitation early this week. more >

Is Your Outdoor Gear Waterproof?

Dec 5, 2012; 5:00 AM ET Now that it's cold enough to hit the slopes, you may want to look more closely at what materials your winter sports gear is made of. As it turns out, not all waterproofing is created equal.

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