Friday, February 22, 2013
A storm is headed towards Wheaton. Check out its progress towards us with our interactive weather map.
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Friday, February 22
Updated 8 a.m. Friday The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory in DuPage County from 9 p.m. Thursday to 6 p.m. Friday. "Light snow will likely mix with, or change to, freezing drizzle or light freezing rain, especially through the morning hours," according to NWS. To check for real-time traffic updates in Wheaton, go to Patch's Commute page. Original: By Darren McRoy, Western Springs Patch As you likely know by now, the heaviest snow of the year so far is on the way for the Wheaton area, starting on Thursday night. Patch has The Weather Channel's app for following the storm, including radar animations of the progress. As of writing, shortly before 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, there is no estimated time when the white stuff …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Your Thanksgiving football could be shirts-and-skins as temperatures will remain remarkably warm throughout this week.
Call it global warming, call it coincidence, but even as we march towards the end of November—a time for snow, some might say!—we are instead seeing temperatures that look more like outdoor-sports weather. If your Thanksgiving Day plans involve football in a Wheaton park, you will likely be enjoying some quite warm weather for the season; don't wear more than a T-shirt. And in general, keep the heavy clothing packed away... at least until Friday night (projected at below freezing.) Here's your weather: Tuesday: Mostly cloudy through the day and into the night. High 50s during the day, low of 40 at night. Wednesday: Sunny, with areas of dense fog during the day, mostly clear at night. Low 60s during the day, mid 40s at night. Thursday: …
Sunday, October 14, 2012
National Weather Service cancels tornado warning in DuPage County.
The National Weather Service at 2:38 p.m. canceled a tornado warning in DuPage County, originally in effect until 3 p.m. Sunday. The storm has "weakened below severe limits," according to the NWS. Heavy rain and winds of up to 50 mph are still expected. Radar indicated a "severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado" about 2:18 p.m. near West Chicago, according to the NWS. NWS advises affected residents to take cover immediately. Check back with Patch for updates. Like us on Facebook for instant updates
Thursday, July 5, 2012
National Weather Service issues severe thunderstorm warning until 4:45 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for DuPage County until 4:45 p.m. Thursday, July 5. At 3:36 p.m., radar indicates a severe thunderstorm capable of producing hail the size of ping-pong balls and winds more than 60 mph. The storm was located near Wheeling and is moving south at 15 mph.
DuPage Health Department urges residents to stay safe in the heat wave.
With temperatures at dangerously high levels today and Friday, the DuPage County Health Department urges residents to take precautions during the current heat wave. The National Weather Service predicts temperatures as high as 102 Friday, with a heat index of up to 111. Drinking water often, taking breaks and limiting time in the heat can help prevent heat illness. The effects of extreme heat conditions on the human body can be dangerous. Follow these Health Department tips to avoid heat-related illnesses: Visit the Health Department’s website, www.dupagehealth.org, for information on DuPage County Cooling Centers. For more information on the DuPage County Health Department, follow us on Twitter @DuPageHD or become a fan on Facebook.
Friday, June 29, 2012
The National Weather Service's warning is in effect until 11:45 a.m. Friday.
Friday, June 29, 2012
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for northeastern Illinois, including DuPage County, until 11:45 a.m. Friday. At 10:43 a.m. Friday, "doppler radar indicated a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph," the NWS warning reads. Lightning and heavy rain are also expected. The NWS warning advises residents to go to the lowest floor of their home or business. For instant updates, follow Wheaton Patch on Facebook.
Monday, June 18, 2012
The National Weather Service has a wind advisory in place, and it's supposed to get into the 90s, so here's a little advice on how to stay cool. There's a good chance of thunderstorms Wednesday night and later in the week.
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Monday, June 18, 2012
The National Weather Service for the Wheaton area has issued a Wind Advisory and Hazardous Weather Outlook, forecasting blustery and hot conditions for the next few days. The NWS-Chicago says there's a chance of thunderstorms at the back end of the week. According to the NWS-Chicago, we're looking at highs of 94, 95 and 91 for Monday through Wednesday. The DuPage County Health Department has issued a press release with tips on how to keep cool, which are included below. A Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 p.m. Monday, with winds of 30 to 35 mph and gusts of up to 50 mph. That's hazardous for "high profile vehicles." "Motorists should be alert and use caution," the NWS says. Keep cool with these hot tips The DuPage County Health …
Monday, April 16, 2012
National Weather Service issues Wind Advisory as winds reach more than 45 mph.
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather and wind advisory for Wheaton and surrounding areas until 6 p.m. Monday. Strong winds between 25 and 35 mph will remain through the afternoon, with gusts over 45 mph. The hazardous weather outlook is in effect Tuesday through Sunday, with forecasts of thunderstorms Wednesday and Thursday.
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Yes, it's windy as all get out, but it's also a day for people to get out.
Tut tut, it looks like rain ... not! In Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day, the east wind traded places with the west wind, and that stirred things up in the 100-Acre Woods. Things are indeed stirred up today—the trees are thrashing thrustily and the leaves are rustling gustily, and the National Weather Service has a Wind Advisory in place until 6 p.m. South and southwest winds are sustained near 30 mph and gusting up to 45 or 50 mph, the National Weather Service-Chicago says. Wind gusts are expected to diminish below 45 mph "toward sunset." Driving is difficult, but the NWS warns that "gusty winds and dry air may lead to hazardous burning conditions," and the scanners have reported more than just the St. Charles house fire today. A Wind…
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Patch reports weekend weather forecast, courtesy of the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service predicts skies will be mostly cloudy Saturday and a high of 31 degrees. Saturday night will be partly cloudy with a low near 18. Sunday will be partly sunny, with a high near 44. Sunday night will be cloudy with a low of 30. Monday will be mostly sunny with a high near 40 degrees.