O’HARE: 22°F LAKEFRONT: 21°F Saturday 12/10/2016 10:32:59 AM
WINTER STORM WARNING. After issuing the lesser Winter Weather Advisory about 3:00 a.m., the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning effective from 6:00 p.m. Saturday to Midnight Sunday/Monday. Early this morning the heaviest snow was expected to be near the Illinois-Wisconsin state line to about Racine, Wisconsin.
Confidence is low that there will be a total of more than 8 inches of snow accumulation by Sunday at midnight in the northwest suburbs. However, the National Weather Service Forecast Office Hourly Weather Forecast Graph at 11:15 a.m. was predicting 9 inches total by 11 p.m. Sunday. Arlington Heights and northwest suburbs are more likely to accumulate about 5 inches of snow.
TODAY: A 30 percent chance of snow after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 23. West wind around 5 mph. Snow accumulation may hit 2-3 inches by midnight Saturday/Sunday.
TONIGHT: Snow, mainly after 7pm. Temperature rising to around 26 by 5am. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible. Another 3 inches may accumulate from midnight to 7 AM.
SUNDAY: Snow. High near 33. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 5 inches may accumulate by Sunday at 11:00 p.m.
Winter Storm Warning issued December 10 at 10:55AM CST until December 12 at 12:00AM CST by… https://t.co/2jRVSjPuZG
— Chicago Wx Warnings (@cookcountyalert) December 10, 2016
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Winter Storm Warning
…SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT CST SUNDAY NIGHT…
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO MIDNIGHT CST SUNDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
* TIMING…EXPECT SNOW TO DEVELOP BY EARLY THIS EVENING AND THEN
DIMINISH SUNDAY EVENING.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…THE HEAVIEST TOTALS ARE EXPECTED ALONG AND
NORTH OF INTERSTATE 88 WHERE STORM TOTALS OF 8 TO 12 INCHES ARE
LIKELY BY SUNDAY EVENING. SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 88 TO THE I-80
CORRIDOR TOTALS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES ARE EXPECTED BY SUNDAY
EVENING. ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE.
* VISIBILITIES…LOOK FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES DURING THE
HEAVIER SNOWFALL…LIKELY BELOW A MILE AT TIMES.
* IMPACTS…PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.
Instructions: A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL…KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT… FOOD…AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.