• Tonight

    Mar 2

    Lo 21°

    Overcast, a bit of snow late

    Skiing Weather
    • Rain
      0 in
    • Precip
      2%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Tue

    Mar 3

    38°Lo 9°

    Snow and ice, then rain

    Excellent for skiing
    • Snow
      1.26 in
    • Precip
      79%
    • Hours of Precip
      4.5
  • Wed

    Mar 4

    16°Lo -3°

    Clouds and sun; much colder

    Good for skiing
    • Rain
      0 in
    • Precip
      14%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Thu

    Mar 5

    14°Lo 4°

    Frigid with plenty of sun

    Excellent for skiing
    • Rain
      0 in
    • Precip
      4%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
  • Fri

    Mar 6

    33°Lo 21°

    Clouds and sun; not as cold

    Excellent for skiing
    • Rain
      0 in
    • Precip
      6%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    more
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Hi 38° RealFeel® 27° Precipitation 79%

Day

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E

S

W

  • S 15 mph
  • Gusts: 24 mph

Snow, sleet, and freezing rain, accumulating an inch or two, then plain rain

  • Max UV Index: 0 (Low)
  • Thunderstorms: 5%
  • Precipitation: 0.38 in
  • Rain: 0.14 in
  • Snow: 1.3 in
  • Ice: 0.23 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 4.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 2 hrs
Lo 9° RealFeel® -7° Precipitation 12%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • WNW 15 mph
  • Gusts: 25 mph

Mostly cloudy and breezy

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 1%
  • 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 3

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 3/3/2014
High 38° 39° N/A 15°
Low 24° N/A -5°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:25 AM with 11:20 of sunlight, then sets at 5:45 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 4:07 PM with 13:31 of moolight, then sets at 5:38 AM

Island Lake Weather Report

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March 2, 2015; 4:15 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 >

Tourism of Doom: Traveling to Endangered Places

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48 Hour Precipitation Forecast

Tue. Ski Weather