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Lake and McHenry counties see highest snowfall in Chicago area; 8 inches reported in Woodstock

The National Weather Service has released snowfall totals following Saturday’s winter storm and said Lake and McHenry counties saw the most snow out of the Chicago area. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a winter weather warning for Lake and McHenry counties Saturday afternoon. The alert said accumulating snow and hazardous travel were expected for […]

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Lake and McHenry counties upgraded to winter storm warning as Saturday snowfall could bring 7 inches of snow

The National Weather Service has upgraded Lake and McHenry counties to a winter storm warning and said seven inches of snow is possible in the area Saturday. The National Weather Service (NWS) initially issued a winter weather advisory Friday afternoon and it went into effect at 9 a.m. Saturday. The alert said accumulating snow and […]

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Weather service warns about more snowfall that could bring 6 inches of snow to Lake, McHenry counties

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory as another round of snowfall, bringing possibly up to six inches of snow to Lake and McHenry counties, is expected Saturday. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued the advisory Friday afternoon and said it will go into effect from 9 a.m. Saturday to 3 a.m. […]

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Weather service upgrades Lake and McHenry counties to winter weather advisory ahead of snowfall

The National Weather Service has upgraded Lake and McHenry counties to a winter weather advisory ahead of possibly several inches of snowfall Wednesday. A hazardous weather outlook was issued by the National Weather Service (NWS) Tuesday morning for much of northeastern Illinois. A winter weather advisory was also issued for areas near and south of […]

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Weather service warns of ‘impactful snowfall’ in Chicagoland area on Wednesday

The National Weather Service said motorists should expect hazardous conditions on Wednesday due to “impactful” snowfall in the Chicagoland area. A hazardous weather outlook was issued by the National Weather Service (NWS) Tuesday morning for much of northeastern Illinois. The alert includes Lake and McHenry counties and says snow will move into the area late […]

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NWS warns of ‘unusually hazardous travel conditions’ for morning commute due to expected snow in Chicago area

The National Weather Service says that light snow is expected to fall overnight into Monday and cause slippery travel conditions for the morning commute in northern Illinois. A special weather statement and hazardous weather outlook were issued by the National Weather Service (NWS) Sunday afternoon. The alerts cover all of northeast Illinois, including the Chicago […]

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Winter storm warning issued for northern Illinois in anticipation of -35 degree wind chills, up to 6 inches of snow

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning about possible blizzard conditions that will bring extreme cold, high winds and up to six inches of snow to the northern Illinois area. The National Weather Service (NWS) on Wednesday morning issued a winter storm warning that will go in effect from Thursday morning through […]

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NWS issues watch in anticipation of major winter storm that could bring ‘full-fledged’ blizzard conditions to northern Illinois

The National Weather Service says a major snowstorm will begin Thursday, bringing blizzard conditions and dangerous cold that will impact travel in the northern Illinois area. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a winter storm watch that is in effect from Thursday morning through late Friday evening. The storm will impact the western Great Lakes […]

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NWS warns of ‘strong winter storm’ that could bring blizzard conditions to northern Illinois

The National Weather Service is warning about a strong winter storm that could bring blizzard conditions to northern Illinois later this week, impacting travel before Christmas. The National Weather Service (NWS) said the storm will impact the western Great Lakes region. The storm is expected from Thursday into Saturday with snow and strong winds. The […]