Tuesday, February 26, 2013
A winter storm watch is in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday evening.
Karen Sorensen contributed to this report Snow, sleet and rain could make for a messy commute Tuesday evening. Get news in your inbox. Sign up for the Patch newsletter. Like Lisle Patch on Facebook. The National Weather Service's winter storm watch for the Lisle area begins Tuesday afternoon, when a combination of rain, snow and sleet switches over to all snow by Tuesday night. Although there is a "higher than usual amount of uncertainty with respect to snow accumulations," several inches are "probable," according to the latest forecast. More problematic than the snow is the wind, forecasters said. "Heavy, wind-whipped, wet snow could result in very low visibilities and difficult travel," the Romeoville-based weather service said. "Heavy …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
National Weather Service forecasters say snow accumulation could reach two to six inches, with wind causing occasional white-out conditions.
A winter storm warning will be in effect until 3 p.m. Friday, the National Weather Service is reporting. Rain will change to snow from west to east late Thursday afternoon, with some heavy snow. The heaviest snow and lowest visibility should be between 5 and 9 p.m. in the area. According to NWS, two to six inches of snow are likely, with the highest 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 likely impact the evening rush …
Thursday, February 23, 2012
DuPage County could receive six to 10 inches of snow Thursday evening.
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm watch for Thursday evening throughout DuPage County. According to the weather service, rain is expected throughout the day Thursday followed by snow around 9 p.m. Snowfall is expected to be heavy at times and DuPage County could accumulate as much as six to 10 inches. In the evening winds could reach 10 to 15 mph with the low around 30. Snow is likely Friday and there's a 60 percent chance of precipitation. According to the weather service, Saturday will be mostly sunny with a high of 34.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
As much as six inches is expected to accumulate during Friday's winter storm watch.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
DuPage and several counties in northern Illinois are under a winter storm watch beginning Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service. NWS issued the watch alert Thursday morning, with snow expected to arrive around daybreak and last through Friday evening, 'tapering off to light snow or flurries by early Saturday morning.' NWS estimates six inches of snow is possible. Friday evening commuters, beware: the heaviest bouts of snow are expected to fall Friday afternoon through evening, with estimated snowfall rates at one inch per hour.