Winter Weather Advisory Expands, Now Covers All of Northern Illinois, NW Indiana – NBC Chicago

The National Weather Service has expanded an existing winter weather advisory for all of northern Illinois and northwest Indiana, with snow expected to snarl traffic during the morning commute in most locations. According to the latest guidance, the advisory will take effect at various times throughout the area, with anywhere from 1-to-6 inches of snow … Read more

Chicago weather forecast: After several inches of snow accumulation from winter storm, deep freeze moves in across area

CHICAGO (WLS) — Bitterly cold temperatures have moved in Friday across the Chicago area following a winter snow storm. Across the city and downtown Friday, people are bracing for the frigid temperatures, with some shoveling the snow that came Thursday night. Wind chills Friday morning reached as low as -40 in some areas and air … Read more

When Will the Winter Storm Be at Its Worst in Chicago Area? – NBC Chicago

The winter storm has made its way into the Chicago area but the worst is yet to come. While snow began falling across much of the area heading into the afternoon hours, the strongest winds and coldest temperatures are still on the way. And the snow is expected to linger into the evening. According to … Read more

Timing of Winter Storm Shifts for Chicago Area – NBC Chicago

Dangerous winter conditions are expected in the Chicago area this week, but the timing for when they could start has already shifted. According to recent forecasts, it appears the timing of the storm has shifted earlier, with a winter storm watch now taking effect in some counties Thursday morning. The watch was originally not expected … Read more

What to Expect and When as Winter Storm Eyes Chicago Area – NBC Chicago

With experts urging travelers to consider alternate plans leading up to the Christmas holiday as confidence in a potential winter storm grows, how much snow should you expect and when in the Chicago area? Forecasters say a major winter storm is possible across a large swath of the Midwest starting Thursday, but there’s still quite … Read more

Winter Storm Watch Issued for Chicago Area, With ‘Blizzard Conditions’ Possible Later This Week – NBC Chicago

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for the entire Chicago area, with “blizzard conditions” and wind gusts in excess of 50 miles per hour possible later this week. According to the alert, the watch will take effect Thursday evening and will remain in effect until Friday night. McHenry, Lake, DeKalb, Kane, … Read more

Flash Flooding Threat, Isolated Tornadoes Possible as Severe Storms Possible Through Early Sunday – NBC Chicago

The Chicago area could see another round of severe weather late Saturday after two tornadoes ripped through, toppling trees and causing power outages for thousands. Severe thunderstorm warnings were issued in the morning hours as communities experienced heavy rainfall, strong winds and flooding. By 6 pm, the rain hadn’t let up everywhere, and several streets … Read more