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Gulf of Alaska Storm; High Winds and Fire Weather in California

A strong storm in the Gulf of Alaska will bring high winds to the south-central coast and panhandle through Monday. Heavy snow is also expected over southeastern mainland Alaska through Monday night. Gusty to high winds could bring down trees and power lines, and bring elevated to critical fire weather conditions across much of central and southwest California Monday and Tuesday. Read More >

The coldest temperature in Chicago in 34 years (-23°) was recorded on the morning of January 30, 2019 during a bitter cold couple of days. Rockford, IL broke their all-time record cold temperature with a low of -31° on January 31. Highs on January 30 were recorded at midnight as temperatures were plummeting, and these "highs" were only in the negative double digits.  Minimum Temperatures

 

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