Monday, February 25, 2013
If predictions are accurate we could see up to 6 inches of snow in DuPage County Tuesday.
UPDATE A winter weather advisory remains in place until 6 a.m. Wednesday for DuPage County. --------------- Another winter storm is heading straight for us if the predictions are accurate. Tuesday a winter weather advisory goes into effect, continuing until 9 p.m., according to weather.com. Snow is expected to begin Tuesday afternoon, possibly mixed with sleet. The snow may become heavy at times and continuing through the afternoon, according to weather.com. The snow should taper by evening. More than 6 inches of snow are possible throughout the area and strong gusting winds of up to 40 mph are also expected, according to the forecast. A winter weather advisory means that there is potential for periods of snow that may affect travel. The …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Aside from the cold, we haven't had much snow this winter. So, if the predictions are on target, let's document what may be the worst snow storm of the season.
To snow or not to snow? That is the question. The prediction is for snow, whether it dumps or fizzles in Glen Ellyn is up to Mother Nature. If the winter storm being predicted has any punch, we want you to share some winter photos with us. It’s been a slow winter with little measurable precipitation (snow). So, let’s document what little we may get before spring arrives. Share your photos in our gallery. Any registered user may share photos. Just click to upload and add your photos. Be sure to share a caption and let us know who is in your photos. --------------- Keep Your Car Under Control in Snow and Ice Things to Keep in Your Car During Winter Winter Weather Tips for People, Pets
Friday, December 21, 2012
Thursday's weather rollercoaster gives way to chilly Friday.
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- Dan Campana
Friday, December 21, 2012
It might not have come entirely as advertised, but winter arrived late Thursday with howling wind and the first snowflakes of the season flying around. As expected, a rainy mild day turned sharply cooler Thursday night with rain shifting to wet snow that covered lawns. National Weather Service predictions for multiple inches of snow had not yet been realized in many areas as of 11 p.m. Still a winter storm warning remained in effect until 3 a.m. Friday, while areas to the west of Chicagoland were under a blizzard warning until Midnight. Gusty conditions were blamed for sporadic power outages around the Chicago area. ComEd reported two minor service interruptions late Thursday - one north of Crescent Boulevard near Churchill Wood Forest …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Winter storm warning in effect until early Friday morning.
The season's first winter storm has pushed into the area. As expected, the rain seen most of Thursday turned into snow as temperatures started to drop during the late afternoon. A winter storm warning remains in effect until 3 p.m. Friday, the National Weather Service is reporting. The NWS, as of 7:30 p.m., expected snow totals to be closer to the four-inch range, with the higher amounts across the far north and northwest suburbs. Winds will be up to 30-40 mph with gusts as high as 60 mph. "The combination of the intense snowfall and very strong winds will result in greatly reduced visibilities and possibly near blizzard conditions. Falling temperatures will cause roads to become snow covered and (make) travel treacherous. This will …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Rain is predicted to turn to snow and quickly freeze-up causing icy conditions making travel difficult Wednesday night into Thursday.
A winter storm is expected to blow its way into Glen Ellyn late Wednesday bringing with it the winter weather we have avoided so far this winter. The storm is expected to start with rain, which will intensify as it makes its way into the area, turning into snow late Wednesady night, according to the National Weather Service. Snow accumulation is also expected Thursday in the Chicago area. While it’s still uncertain how much snow will blanket the area, the National Weather Service is predicting winds will become strong Thursday afternoon into the evening, with gusts of about 45-50 mph expected. The strong winds may lead to blowing and drifting snow. Accuweather.com is predicting a quick freeze-up in the Chicago area leading to icy …