Thursday, February 21, 2013
However, after all of the storms that have been predicted but haven't come to pass, we'll believe it when we see it.
All winter we've been feeling a little like the boy who cried wolf when it comes to weather stories -- if we write it, you can bet it won't happen. Still, we feel somewhat remiss about not at least putting the word out should this winter storm predicted for tonight actually come to pass. So, here goes. The National Weather Service, whose office is located in Romeoville, has issued a winter weather advisory for the period between 9 tonight and 6 p.m. Friday. The most recent forecast, issued at 2:45 p.m., said snow should begin falling the Joliet area sometime after 9 p.m. and will be at its heaviest -- possibly one inch per hour -- between late tonight and early Friday. Come Friday morning, as the temperatures rise, the snow could change …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
How much snow is expected?
Written by Korrina Grom Get ready for more snow! A winter weather advisory will be in effect from 9 p.m. Thursday until 6 p.m. Friday for all of northern Illinois including the following counties: Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will. The National Weather Service in Chicago says the snow should develop by Thursday evening and continue into Friday, with snowfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches expected. "A period of heavy snow with snowfall rates of 1 inch per hour is possible late Thursday evening into the overnight hours," according to the National Weather Service.
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Sleet, freezing rain and snow are all possible.
Updated 9:45 p.m. A National Weather Service update predicts Will County will see a mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow will continue overnight and diminish between 3 a.m. and 5 a.m. NWS predicts a coating of ice in one tenth to two tenths of an inch and sleet accumulations between one inch and two. The NWS continues to caution that travel will be slippery. There is still spotty freezing drizzle that will occur after the main precipitation has ended. Original Story Will County is under a Winter Weather Advisory beginning at 9 p.m. Saturday night and continuing to about 9 a.m. Sunday morning. The forecast details rain turning into sleet and snow. A representation at the National Weather Service in Romeoville said that unlike the last local…