The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning at 12:25 p.m. Saturday after a boost in the snow accumulation forecast for affected counties. Early this morning, for example, Antioch’s snow accumulation forecast was 4.8 inches. This afternoon the forecast snow accumulation for Antioch is 6.0 inches. The snow accumulation forecast for Arlington Heights remains at about 3.0 inches.
The Winter Storm Warning affects Lake County, McHenry County, Boone County and Winnebago County, but does not affect Cook County.
In Wisconsin, the Winter Storm Warning affects Kenosha County, Racine County, Walworth County, Rock County, Milwaukee County, and Ozaukee County.
Weather Radar shows precipitation as snow over all of northern Illinois. The precipitation is moving southwest to northwest, and indicates increasing intensity.
Weather Radar in northeast Illinois was clear.
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ANTIOCH FORECAST …
Winter Storm Warning URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service
Chicago IL 1225 PM CST Sat Jan 28 2023
Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake IL- Including the cities of Rockford, Belvidere, Crystal Lake, Algonquin, McHenry, Woodstock, Waukegan, Buffalo Grove, Mundelein, and Gurnee 1225 PM CST Sat Jan 28 2023
…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST SUNDAY…
* WHAT…Snow, regularly heavy in intensity. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches with locally higher possible, especially near the Wisconsin stateline.
* WHERE…Winnebago, Boone, McHenry and Lake IL Counties.
* WHEN…Until 3 AM CST Sunday.
* IMPACTS…Plan on snow covered roads and slippery travel.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The heaviest snowfall rates of up to one inch per hour are expected to occur through this evening. Northeast winds will gradually increase with gusts to 25 mph tonight, which may result in patchy blowing snow.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
The latest road conditions for Illinois can be obtained on the internet at www.gettingaroundillinois.com.
ANTIOCH FORECAST …
Saturday: Snow. High near 25. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Tonight: Snow. Low around 17. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night: A chance of flurries. Increasing clouds, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -6. North northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 11. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -7.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 12.
Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 3.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.
Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 19.
Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 4.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 21.
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