Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Storms could produce up to two inches of rainfall and 60 mph winds, according to the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Cook, DuPage and Kane counties, effective until 4 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30. Showers and thunderstorms will continue through the night, with possible rainfalls of up to two inches. The storm could also produce winds of up to 6 mph and isolated tornadoes, according to NWS. The chance for rain before 2 p.m. Wednesday is 80 percent, with a chance for less than an inch of snow later in the day as the temperature drops. Temperatures will fall to about 27 degrees by 5 p.m. DuPage County Stormwater Management is anticipating activation of the County’s flood control facilities early Wednesday morning based on forecasted precipitation, according to a DuPage County press release. DuPage …
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Freezing rain mixed with sleet is expected to arrive in the area Sunday morning. A winter storm watch is in effect through late Sunday night.
Saturday, January 26
The deep freeze is on its way and we aren’t talking about temperatures. A winter storm watch is in effect Sunday morning until late Sunday night for DuPage County. Ice in excess of a quarter of an inch is possible, according to the National Weather Service. The National Weather Service is predicting freezing rain mixed with sleet will arrive Sunday morning and continue throughout the day. The ice accumulations may cause tree limbs and power lines to be weighed down, if winds increase it could cause power outages, according to the weather service. “Pavement and soil temperatures are below freezing. So any liquid precipitation will likely freeze on contact and result in very icy and dangerous travel conditions on untreated roadways,” The …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Thunderstorm in DuPage County could produce hail, lightning and wind gusts more than 60 mph.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for DuPage County and surrounding areas until 7 p.m. Thursday. The thunderstorms may produce hail, wind gusts more than 60 mph, heavy rainfall and lightning.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for our neck of the woods.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
The National Weather Service-Chicago has issued a Special Weather Statement and a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the west suburbs. The Special Weather Statement is for today (Tuesday, March 6) and warns of "wind gusts up to 40 mph this afternoon." The winds are south to southwest, and will come up quickly this morning across Northern Illinois. Sustained winds will reach 20 to 30 mph this afternoon. The 40 mph wind gusts "could make traveling in high-profile vehicles difficult, especially on east-west oriented roads." The gusts are supposed to subside a bit this evening but be back again Wednesday. The good news Wednesday is the high temperature is slated to get up to 62 degrees. The Hazardous Weather Outlook says gusts of 45 to 50 mph are …