Sunday, May 19, 2013
Large hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes are all possible.
Get ready for some storms. The storm system that dropped large hail and tornadoes on parts of Iowa, Kansas and Oklahoma is now headed toward Illinois. The National Weather Service has placed most of Illinois in the "slight risk" category for severe weather on Monday and Tuesday. The main threats on both days will be damaging winds and large hail. The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center noted in its technical discussions that isolated tornadoes are also possible on Monday and Tuesday. "The most violent storms will ignite during the afternoon and evening hours as daytime heating causes instability," Accuweather.com Meteorologist Meghan Evans wrote in her forecast. "Plenty of humid air will be in place to fuel the severe storms…
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Rivers continue to rise across the area. Find out the latest details in your area by clicking on the map.
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Thursday, April 18
The map above, from Google, uses real-time data from the National Weather Service to forecast river floods.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
A winter storm warning from the National Weather Service is in effect until midnight.
Updated at 12:49 p.m. District 86 has canceled all after-school activities at both of its high schools. "All after school activities and athletics are canceled at Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South," an email from executive assistant to the superintendent Meredith Lannert reads. Tuesday's original story: District 181 has canceled all after-school activities Tuesday. "Please note that all district after-school activities and athletics have been canceled for today, Tuesday, March 5, due to inclement weather," an email from communications director Bridget McGuiggan reads. The National Weather Service is forecasting snow totals between 4 and 8 inches Tuesday, and a winter storm warning is in effect until midnight…
Snow is expected to come down all day, and Patch has real-time traffic conditions for you, courtesy of Mapquest.
A winter weather warning is in effect for DuPage County until midnight Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service, meaning a pair of rough rush-hour commutes may be ahead. Above are real-time traffic conditions for the area, courtesy of Mapquest.
Monday, March 4, 2013
Hinsdale Adventist Academy announced a snow day based on the National Weather Service's winter storm warning that will be in effect from 9 a.m. to midnight Tuesday.
Updated at 9:31 a.m. Tuesday District 181 has canceled all after-school activities and athletics Tuesday because of the snowstorm. Full story here. The Clarendon Hills Park District also posted cancelations on its Facebook page: Tot Rock, Kid Rock, Afterschool Program and Afterschool Dodgeball at Prospect, Healthcare in Retirement, and Open Gym Basketball are all CANCELLED for today due to weather. Kreative Kids and Sports Fundamentals will still meet this afternoon at the Clarendon Hills Park District Community Center. We will know the status of Karate later this morning, please call the Park District at 630-323-2626 for updates. 8:40 a.m. The National Weather Service has brought the expected snow totals down to 4-8 inches Tuesday. …
Monday, February 25, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Tuesday afternoon and evening.
Updated at 11:24 p.m.: The National Weather Service winter storm watch now says high winds and snow are expected to begin Tuesday afternoon instead of Tuesday morning, as was reported Monday morning. Several inches of snow are "probable," the storm watch reads, and wind gusts are expected to hit 40 mph. See the updated winter storm watch here. Original story: The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for DuPage County, effective Tuesday morning through Tuesday evening. Wet snow, that could be heavy at times, mixed with sleet is possible Tuesday morning, affecting the rush-hour commute, and may continue through Tuesday afternoon. Read the National Weather Service report here. Heavy snow and strong wind gusts as strong …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Considering we haven't had much snow at all, any amount could seem "big."
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory in DuPage County from 9 p.m. Thursday to 6 p.m. Friday. Snow is expected to develop Thursday evening and continue into Friday, the NWS said Wednesday afternoon. The snow may mix with light freezing drizzle or rain Friday morning, making for slick travel. Storm total snowfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches are expected, with ice accumulation of less than one-tenth of an inch. The Thursday and Friday snow could be the "biggest snow of the year," according to Accuweather.com. So far, we've received little more than a dusting, so is the "biggest snow of the year" going to be something on which we can sled? The storm has the "potential to bring 3 inches or a bit more" to the area, but …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Old Man Winter is expected to arrive Thursday, just in time for Christmas travel.
Updated Thursday at 2:15 p.m. The storm is on its way. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warningeffective until 3 a.m. Friday. "Rain will change to snow from west to east late this afternoon or early this evening," the warning reads, "with snow becoming heavy at times. The heaviest snowfall and lowest visibility should occur in the immedate Chicago metro area between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. Snow will linger through the night tonight. Very strong winds will develop as the snow arrives and continue Thursday night." The warning says to expect between 2 and 6 inches of snow accumulation. From Tuesday... AccuWeather is reporting a blizzard is on its way as it unfolds near Colorado and Kansas Wednesday and heads northeast to …
Saturday, May 5, 2012
It will be warm and possibly wet this weekend in Hinsdale and Clarendon Hills.
Here's your weekend forecast, courtesy of the National Weather Service: Saturday Skies will be mostly cloudy during the day Saturday. The high temperature will reach 75 degrees and an east wind will blow between 5 and 10 mph. There's also a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Saturday night, skies will remain cloudy and the low will fall to 53 degrees. Precipiation is not expected. Sunday The 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms returns during the day Sunday. Cloudy skies and a high of 76 degrees are expected. Wind gusts will reach 20 mph. Sunday night, the chance of precipitation goes up to 70 percent. The low will fall to 59 degrees and an east-southeast wind will blow between 5 and 10 mph.
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Temperatures won't rise above 50 degrees Saturday; they'll get up to the mid 50s on Sunday.
Here's your weekend weather forecast, courtesy of the National Weather Service: Saturday There's a 90 percent chance of rain Saturday, mainly before 1 p.m. with drizzle possible later. The high temperature will reach 46 degrees and wind gusts will reach 30 mph. Saturday, skies will be mostly cloudy and the low will dip to 39 degrees. Winds will die down to around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Sunday Skies will be mostly sunny Sunday and the high will reach 55 degrees. Winds will blow between 10 and 15 mph. Sunday night, there's a slight chance of showers before 1 a.m. and a 50 percent chance after 1 a.m. The low will dip to 42 degrees and winds will blow between 5 and 10 mph.