Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 11:22 AM CDT on March 11, 2014
... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 10 PM this evening
to 1 PM CDT Wednesday...
* timing... rain is expected to change to snow by mid to late
this evening from north to south. The snow should end from
west to east Wednesday morning.
* Snow rates... 1 to 2 inches per hour at times late this evening
* Total snow accumulations... 4 to 8 inches by Wednesday mid
* Main impacts... periods of heavy snow... combined with northerly
winds of 20 to 30 mph and gusts to 40 mph late tonight through
Wednesday morning will lead to considerable blowing and drifting
snow... with near blizzard conditions at times. Travel will
likely become treacherous due to snow covered roads and
significantly reduced visibility late tonight and through
* Other impacts... travel in and out of ohare and midway airports
will likely be adversely impacted Wednesday morning.
A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
Public Information Statement
Statement as of 8:00 am CDT on March 11, 2014
Snowfall and snow depth reports.
Data provided by National Weather Service Chicago area and Rockford
area snowfall team.
12 hr snowfall 12 hr snowfall total
location ending 6am ending 6pm snow
today yesterday depth at 6am
Beach Park 0.0 / 0.0 / 2
Beecher 0.0 / 0.0 / 2
Downers Grove 0.0 / 0.0 / 1
Peotone 0.0 / 0.0 / 1
WillowBrook 0.0 / 0.0 / 4
Yorkville 2se 0.0 / 0.0 / 2
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