• Today

    Feb 8

    31°Lo 20°

    Colder with a little snow

    Poor for biking
    • Precip
      59%
    • Hours of Precip
      6
    • Wind
      Gust
      21 mph
  • Tue

    Feb 9

    23°Lo 8°

    Colder with a bit of snow

    Poor for biking
    • Precip
      56%
    • Hours of Precip
      3.5
    • Wind
      Gust
      21 mph
    more
  • Wed

    Feb 10

    16°Lo 8°

    Some sun

    Poor for biking
    • Precip
      1%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Wind
      Gust
      22 mph
    more
  • Thu

    Feb 11

    21°Lo 11°

    Mostly sunny and very cold

    Poor for biking
    • Precip
      3%
    • Hours of Precip
      2.5
    • Wind
      Gust
      9 mph
    more
  • Fri

    Feb 12

    22°Lo 3°

    Very cold; a little a.m. snow

    Poor for biking
    • Precip
      49%
    • Hours of Precip
      1.5
    • Wind
      Gust
      17 mph
    more
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Temperature History - Feb 8

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 2/8/2015
High 31° 32° N/A 36°
Low 20° 17° N/A 24°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:57 AM with 10:18 of sunlight, then sets at 5:15 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 6:45 AM with 10:55 of moolight, then sets at 5:40 PM

Lake Forest Weather Report

Chicago: Cold air to blast region through weekend

February 8, 2016; 2:24 PM ET

Cold air will grip the Chicago area into the weekend with temperatures up to 15 degrees Fahrenheit below average for this time of year. 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.