Tuesday, March 5, 2013
It got a late start, but this winter storm is the real deal.
Stoke the fire and fuel the snowblower. March is roaring in like a lion. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Chicagoland counties until midnight Tuesday. Read the winter storm warning here. Five to 8 inches of snow are possible Tuesday, with an additional 1 to 2 inches falling tonight. Wind gusts could reach 20 to 30 miles per hour. Heavy snowfall is most likely late Tuesday afternoon, in time for rush-hour traffic. Follow along with this interactive weather map. The National Weather Service forecasts the high temperature Tuesday will reach 32 degrees, and the night-time low will dip to 26. Let Patch save you time. Get more local stories like these delivered right to your inbox or smartphone with our free …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Warm December temperatures will give way to blizzard conditions, possibly by the evening rush.
At 2 p.m., the temperature in Elmhurst was still at 50 degrees. But don't let that fool you. The area is under a winter storm warning until 3 a.m. Friday. We've collected various predictions from some of the area's go-to weather experts. Here's what they have to say: Tom Skilling, WGN 9 Skilling says this storm is wreaking havoc out west, from eastern Colorado into Nebraska and Iowa, causing zero visibility and hazardous travel conditions. He predicts 6 to 10 hours of steady snowfall. Skilling says it will be like "instant winter." "The rains are only this sprawling storm’s opening salvo here. Plunging temperatures are to hit late Thursday in the western suburbs and extend into the city as winds build to 50 mph and higher in gusts …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Two to 6 inches of snow and winds between 50 and 60 miles per hour are expected by Thursday night.
You didn't really think we could go too much longer without snow, did you? Well, it appears we will now have to pay for our long, record-breaking stretch without it. A blizzard is unfolding near the Colorado/Kansas border as we speak, and will roll northeastward into our area by Thursday. This storm will be known for its gusty winds, from 50 to 60 miles per hour, causing extensive blowing and drifting and possible whiteout conditions. According to the National Weather Service, rain will come first Wednesday night, with possible thunderstorms beginning in the early morning on Thursday and lasting most of the day. The snow will start about 5 p.m. Thursday and continue into the early morning hours on Friday. A winter storm watch is in effect …
Friday, January 20, 2012
Going sledding today? Show us your pictures by uploading them here.
A winter storm brought a little less than 4 inches of snow to Elmhurst Friday, according to the National Weather Service. A total of about 4 to 7 inches of snow was expected. Travel did get a little dicey as the plows tried to keep up with the heavy precipitation and after-school activities were canceled in town, but all in all it was a pretty average Chicago storm. For up-to-the-minute road conditions, check out the Patch real-time traffic map. Looks like it's going to be a rather nice day today, with partly cloudy skies and a high of 29 degrees. Sledding anyone? Feel free to upload your winter-fun photos here. Just click on "upload photos."