Winter Storm Watch
Statement as of 4:42 PM EDT on March 10, 2014
... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Tuesday evening through
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Winter Storm
Watch... which is in effect from Tuesday evening through Wednesday
* Timing... rain change to snow from late Tuesday evening into
the overnight hours from north to south.
* Main impact... moderate to at times heavy snow is possible with
high accumulation rates. Total amounts of 6 or more inches of
snow is possible.
* Other impacts... northerly winds will increase to 20 to 35 mph
with gusts of 35 mph Tuesday night through Wednesday morning
leading to blowing and drifting snow. Travel may become
treacherous due to snow covered roads and significantly reduced
visibility late Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning.
A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.
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