Winter Weather Advisory Includes Tuesday Chicago Rush Hour

Snow Weather Alert for Arlington Heights, IL (60004)

Snow flurries have begun at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK- LA SALLE-KENDALL-

GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LAKE IN-PORTER- INCLUDING THE CITIES

OF…ROCKFORD…WOODSTOCK…WAUKEGAN…

OREGON…DIXON…DEKALB…AURORA…CHICAGO…OTTAWA…OSWEGO…

MORRIS…JOLIET…KANKAKEE…GARY…VALPARAISO 1126 AM CST TUE DEC 16

2008

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY.

SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS NORTHERN ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA BY

THIS AFTERNOON…AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE LATE AFTERNOON COMMUTE

AND INTO THIS EVENING BEFORE TAPERING OFF TO FLURRIES OVERNIGHT. SNOW

WILL LIKELY BE AT ITS PEAK AROUND RUSH HOUR…WITH ACCUMULATING SNOW

OF 2 TO 4 INCHES MAKING FOR SLOW AND SLIPPERY TRAVEL CONDITIONS DURING

THE EVENING COMMUTE.

AN ADDITIONAL INCH OR TWO CAN BE EXPECTED LATER THIS EVENING BEFORE

SNOW ENDS OVERNIGHT…BRINGING TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES

ACROSS THE AREA. THE AXIS OF LARGEST AMOUNTS NOW APPEARS TO BE ALONG

INTERSTATE 80…WITH LOWER AMOUNTS NORTH AND SOUTH OF THIS AREA.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL

CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED

ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

PERSONS PLANNING TRAVEL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND

EVENING SHOULD PLAN ACCORDINGLY…LEAVING EXTRA TIME TO GET TO THEIR

INTENDED DESTINATION.