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‘Winter-ish weather’: NWS says rain will turn into snow, some areas of northern Illinois will see accumulation

The National Weather Service says that rain will turn into snow Sunday evening and snow accumulation in some areas of northern Illinois is possible. The National Weather Service (NWS) said Sunday that a “seasonably cold start” and “winter-ish weather” will kick off the week. Sub-freezing temperatures in some areas Sunday evening and in most areas […]

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Thunderstorms expected Saturday, snow showers possible on Monday in northern Illinois

Following record-breaking warmth earlier this week, forecasters say thunderstorms are expected Saturday and snow is possible on Monday in the northern Illinois area. The National Weather Service (NWS) said that the summer-like warmth on Thursday in the Chicagoland area broke records. The highest recorded temperature was in Wheeling at 85 degrees. At O’Hare Airport, the […]

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High winds, up to 8 inches of snow possible as Lake and McHenry counties upgraded to winter storm warning

A winter storm warning has been issued and forecasters say five to eight inches of snow are possible along with high winds in Lake and McHenry counties Saturday. The National Weather Service (NWS) initially issued a winter weather advisory Friday morning. The weather service upgraded the advisory to a winter storm warning Friday afternoon. The […]

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NWS issues winter weather advisory ahead of 4-7 inches of snow possible in Lake, McHenry counties

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Lake and McHenry counties in anticipation of four to seven inches of snow Saturday. The National Weather Service (NWS) Friday morning issued the advisory for Lake, McHenry, Ogle, Winnebago and Boone counties. The advisory will be in effect from 4 a.m. to 1 p.m. […]

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Weather service warns about second round of snow expected in Chicago area

The National Weather Service says that a second round of snow of a couple of inches is possible in the Chicagoland area Saturday evening into Sunday. A hazardous weather outlook was issued for portions of north-central and northeast Illinois early Saturday morning. The outlook covers Lake, McHenry, Cook, Winnebago, Boone, Ogle, Lee, DeKalb, Kane, DuPage, […]

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Lake and McHenry counties see highest snowfall in Chicago area; almost 10 inches reported in Woodstock

The National Weather Service has released snowfall totals following the winter storm in Lake and McHenry counties, with Woodstock reporting almost 10 inches of snowfall. A winter storm watch was issued Wednesday morning for Lake, McHenry, Winnebago and Boone counties. The National Weather Service (NWS) later upgraded the four counties to a winter weather advisory. […]

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NWS upgrades Lake and McHenry counties to winter weather advisory ahead of 4-7 inches of snow possible

The National Weather Service has upgraded Lake County and McHenry County to a winter weather advisory ahead of possibly up to seven inches of snow Thursday into Friday. A winter storm watch was issued Wednesday morning for Lake, McHenry, Winnebago and Boone counties. The National Weather Service (NWS) later Wednesday afternoon issued a winter weather […]

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NWS issues winter storm watch for parts of Chicagoland area ahead of ‘multifaceted storm system’

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for parts of the Chicagoland area in anticipation of possibly more than six inches of snow and high winds Friday. A winter storm watch is in effect for Kane, Cook, DuPage, LaSalle, Kendall, Grundy, Kankakee, Livingston, Iroquois, Ford and Will counties. The National Weather Service […]