Winter Weather Advisories Thursday into Friday For 3 To 6 Inches of blowing snow and areas of freezing rain for Illinois, southern Wisconsin and a portion of northwest Indiana

Low pressure moving northeast out of the southern plains will spread heavy blowing snow and freezing rain over potions of the central and northern plains Wednesday into Thursday and the Midwest, western Great Lakes and Ohio Valley Thursday into Friday. Winter Weather Advisories for 3 to 6 inches of blowing snow is in effect Thursday night into Friday for southern Wisconsin and several bordering Illinois counties. The remainder of northeast Illinois including Chicago and the northwest corner of Indiana are under a Winter Weather Advisory Thursday evening into Friday for 3 to 5 inches of blowing snow and the possibility of freezing rain in some areas during that timeframe.

Following is a consolidated Winter Weather Advisory issued by the Chicago National Weather Service Forecast Office, and below that a map depicting the areas under warnings and advisories – the areas in purple are the Winter Weather Advisories and in pink are the current Warning areas.

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON

THE ADVISORY INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN ILLINOIS
MCHENRY-LAKE IL-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-KENDALL-WILL-LASALLE

-GRUNDY-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-IROQUOIS-FORD

AND IN INDIANA- LAKE-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WHEATON…CHICAGO…OSWEGO…JOLIET…

WOODSTOCK…WAUKEGAN…AURORA…OTTAWA…MORRIS…KANKAKEE…

PONTIAC…
AND IN INDIANA THE CITIES OF…GARY…VALPARAISO…WATSEKA…

PAXTON…MOROCCO…RENSSELAER…AND FOWLER

 

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THURSDAY TO 6 PM
CST FRIDAY…

* TIMING…SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THURSDAY EVENING AND
  CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY. THE SNOW MAY MIX WITH LIGHT FREEZING
  DRIZZLE OR LIGHT FREEZING RAIN FRIDAY MORNING.

* MAIN IMPACT…STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE
  EXPECTED. ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN
  INCH.

* OTHER IMPACTS…A PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOW WITH SNOW FALL RATES OF
  ONE INCH PER HOUR IS POSSIBLE LATE THURSDAY EVENING INTO THE
  OVERNIGHT HOURS.

 

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR 3 TO 5 INCHES OF BLOWING SNOW

THURSDAY EVENING INTO FRIDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE FOLLOWING

ILLINOIS COUNTIES…WINNEBAGO-BOONE-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…ROCKFORD…BELVIDERE…OREGON…DIXON…
DEKALB

 

* TIMING…SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THURSDAY EVENING AND
  CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT…STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES

ALONG WITH BLOWING SNOW ARE  EXPECTED.

* OTHER IMPACTS…A PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOW WITH SNOW FALL RATES OF
  ONE INCH PER HOUR IS POSSIBLE LATE THURSDAY EVENING INTO THE
  OVERNIGHT HOURS.

 

This image displays watches, warnings, statements and advisories issued by the National Weather Service

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