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
Thursday, February 21, 2013
A storm is headed towards Glen Ellyn. Check out its progress towards us with our interactive weather map.
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Thursday, February 21
As you likely know by now, what could be the heaviest snow of the year to date is on the way to Glen Ellyn and the Chicago area, set to arrive Thursday night. Patch has The Weather Channel's app for following the storm, including radar animations of the progress. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for DuPage County. The advisory is in effect from 9 p.m. Thursday until 6 p.m. Friday. Accumulations of three to six inches of snow are possible. Ice and wind gusts are possible. Keep checking back, and be safe!
Considering we haven't had much snow at all, any amount could seem "big."
Thursday, February 21
As you head off to work Thursday, make a note, the weather is set to change, if predictions are accurate. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory in DuPage County from 9 p.m. Thursday to 6 p.m. Friday. Snow is expected to develop Thursday evening and continue into Friday, the NWS said Wednesday afternoon. The snow may mix with light freezing drizzle or rain Friday morning, making for slick travel. Storm total snowfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches are expected, with ice accumulation of less than one-tenth of an inch. The Chicago area could see its "biggest snow of the year" Thursday into Friday morning, according to Accuweather.com. So far, we've received little more than a dusting, so is the "biggest snow of the year…
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Weather Service issues a flood watch for the Chicago area; up to 2 inches of rain expected in some areas.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Cook, DuPage and Kane counties, and virtually the entire Chicago area, from 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, until 4 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30. Showers and thunderstorms will continue to spread across Northern Illinois and Northwest Indiana this afternoon, with rain persisting through the night. Precipitation of 1.5 to 2 inches is likely, with some areas receiving more. "Much of the area continues to have frozen ground, with only the top few inches of soil having thawed," according to the weather service. "(This) could lead to a majority of the rainfall becoming runoff and resulting in a rapid rise to area streams and rivers." The chance for precipitation in Glen Ellyn is 75 percent by 6 p.m…
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 …
Thursday, July 5, 2012
National Weather Service issues severe thunderstorm warning until 4:45 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for DuPage County until 4:45 p.m. Thursday, July 5. At 3:36 p.m., radar indicates a severe thunderstorm capable of producing hail the size of ping-pong balls and winds more than 60 mph. The storm was located near Wheeling and is moving south at 15 mph.
Friday, July 22, 2011
No warning has been issued just a "special weather statement."
The National Weather Service in Chicago issued a special weather statement for today's strong thunderstorms. At 9:41 a.m. the NWS doppler radar indicated a strong line of thunderstorms extending from Glencoe to Lisle. This storm is moving east at 35 mph. According to the NWS, winds could reach up to 50 mph and brief heavy downpours are possible. Gusty winds may cause small branches to be blown down, and the NWS is advising residents to seek shelter in a sturdy structure until these storms have passed. Impacted Areas: Lombard, Lisle, Bensenville, Chicago, Northbrook, Glen Ellyn, Addison, York Center, Woodridge, Winnetka, Wilmette, Westmont.