Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Patch reached out to our readers to see what they thought about the decision to close public schools in Naperville and Lisle on Tuesday due to the storm.
Public schools in Naperville and Lisle were closed on Tuesday due to the snow, although many towns to the east like Glen Ellyn and Downers Grove kept public schools open or had early dismissals. Many private schools in the area—who often bring students from further away—were also closed, like Calvary Christian, All Saints Catholic Academy and Benet Academy. Patch reached out to our readers on Facebook to find out whether or not they thought closing the public schools was a good idea: “The driving conditions are pretty poor and it is accumulating fast. After review, I would say the call is confirmed.” – Philippe Lambert, Naperville Patch Facebook. “ISATs were supposed to start today. I thought it was the right call.” – Patty Andrick, …
Monday, March 4, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning that will be in effect from 3 a.m. to midnight Tuesday.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Chicagoland counties from 3 a.m. to midnight Tuesday and is predicting as much as 9 inches of snow could fall in Lisle. "Light snow is expected to spread across northeast Illinois tonight and become more intense toward daybreak Tuesday and persist through Tuesday evening," the warning for five counties including DuPage reads. Five to nine inches of snow are possible Tuesday, and wind gusts will reach 25 mph. Additional accumulation of one to three inches is possible Tuesday night. Heavy snowfall is most likely late Tuesday afternoon, in time for rush-hour traffic. Check Lisle Road Conditions Here The National Weather Service forecasts the high temperature Tuesday will …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Local school officials announce cancellation of after-school activities as well as postponement of an IHSA varsity basketball playoff games due to winter weather advisory.
Update: Feb. 26, 1:57 p.m. With a winter weather advisory calling for 3 to 6 inches of snow for the Naperville area, local school officials announced a few changes to after-school schedules Tuesday. Snow, Rain, Sleet Could Make for Messy Tuesday Evening Commute Both Naperville School District 203 and Indian Prairie School District 204 have canceled all after-school activities Tuesday due to winter weather. "Due to the weather, all after-school activities in the district are canceled for Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. The YMCA's Safe-n-Sound program will operate as usual today," according to Indian Prairie School District 204. District 203 posted a similar announcement on its website as well as via a TALK203 email to parents and guardians. …
All temporary lane closures have been canceled from 9 a.m. today through 7 a.m. Thursday.
The Illinois Tollway is preparing to mobilize its full fleet of 182 snowplows in response to sleet and snow that has already started and is expected to continue overnight into Wednesday around the Chicagoland area, according to a press release. “Our Snow Operations team is monitoring this storm closely and is prepared to manage snowfall throughout the day,” Kristi Lafleur, executive director, Illinois Tollway, said in a statement. “We ask our customers to be patient, drive safely and give our snowplows the room they need to clear the roads, especially during this evening’s rush hour.” Northern Illinois is expected to get 3 to 6 inches of snow from noon until 9 p.m. Some areas could see totals greater than 6 inches should thundersnow …
Monday, February 25, 2013
What's the forecast for Feb. 25 through March 3?
Written by Korrina Grom After a Sunday that brought us sunshine and temperatures around 40 degrees, we're in for yet another reminder this week that, yes, it is still winter. Though Monday is forecast to be mostly sunny with a high near 38, snow will move in on Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service in Chicago. Accuweather.com says a blizzard will move through parts of the central United States on Monday. Winter storm watches and warnings have already been issued for parts of western Illinois, northern Missouri and eastern Kansas. Blizzard warnings are in effect for parts of Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. "The storm will be slightly weaker when it reaches Chicago, preventing the 'Windy City' from facing immobilizing blizzard …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Delays at O'Hare International Airport average 91 minutes on Feb. 22.
The winter weather is causing delays at Chicago’s airports this morning. O’Hare International Airport has issued a Ground Delay Program affecting flights until 9:59 p.m. Feb. 22 due to snow and ice. Delays are reported as “excessive” by flightstats.com, with an average delay of 91 minutes. Delays aren’t as significant over at Midway International Airport. Flightstats.com is reporting delays are considered moderate at the airport with no active FAA issued delays.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Rain is expected to turn to snow Thursday night in Lisle and the surrounding area.
The weather is expected to get even sketchier as the day wears on. By rush hour, snow is expected to start falling. For drivers who use the tollways, the Illinois Tollway said it is mobilizing all available resources to keep roadways clear as the weather begins to change from rain to snow. For drivers traveling this afternoon and evening, the Tollway provides the following tips: Find real-time information about travel times and road conditions at the Illinois Tollway website. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 9 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Snow accumulations of two to four inches are expected, with more snow falling north of I-88.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The National Weather Service says up to three inches of snow could fall Thursday night.
The National Weather Service in Romeoville is predicting accumulating snow Thursday night into Friday morning for the Lisle area. The forecast estimates up to three inches of snow. "A fast-moving weather system will bring a period of snow to the area from later tonight into Friday morning," The National Weather Service said in a written release. "Snow will develop from west to east after midnight and taper off from the west early to mid-Friday morning." The areas cold temperatures, lows tonight are predicted to hover around 15 degrees, will mean the snow that falls will likely remain on the ground. Those conditions mean that roads will be slippery. Because snow will be falling into Friday morning, NWS cautions that the morning commute 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 Lisle 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 conditions …
Friday, February 3, 2012
There's a small chance for rain and snow, but we won't see more cold quite yet.
Friday, February 3, 2012
A year after the Blizzaster/Snowpocalypse, temperatures are relatively mild with only small chances of precipitation, according to the National Weather Service. The warm trend is expected to continue through the weekend, with daytime highs dipping no lower than 38 on Sunday. Expect a high near 50 on Friday with mostly sunny skies, making way to cloudier skies and a small temperature drop. The NWS predicts rain and snow showers are possible throughout the rest of the weekend.