You can still expect a blustery, snowy Tuesday.
The National Weather Service-Chicago has issued a Winter Storm Watch for potentially heavy snow and strong winds starting Tuesday morning and continuing through Tuesday afternoon. The watch was issued at around 10:25 a.m. Monday for most of Northern Illinois. For Kane County, wet snow could be mixed with sleet. The precipitation is supposed to taper off into light snow Tuesday evening, the NWS-C says. Accumulation could be as much as 6 inches, and the wind is supposed to gust to 40 mph, especially near the lake. One of the big concerns is travel visibility, which could make for "hazardous" driving conditions, the NWS-C says. It's also that kind of "heart-attack snow" that's tough on shovelers, so just be careful if you're the one wielding …
The National Weather Service and Geneva Police Department sent notices today of a Winter Storm Watch, starting Thursday evening.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The National Weather Service—Chicago has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the Geneva area, starting Thursday evening. Timing Rain will change to wet snow from west to east late Thursday afternoon into Thursday evening through late Thursday night—and it's likely to be heavy at times. Strong winds will develop later Thursday afternoon and continue through Thursday night. Snow Accumulation As of Wednesday afternoon, the indictions are that totals of 2 to 6 inches are likely, with higher amounts expected to the north and west. More is possible if heavy snow bands and thundersnow develop. Wind Gusts of 50 to 60 mph are expected. Impacts The combination of snow and wind will result in greatly reduced visibility and possibly near-blizzard …