The National Weather Service issued a winter advisory for the South Suburban area beginning tonight and extending into Monday afternoon.
A “well organized clipper system” is likely to deliver anywhere from two to five inches of snow atop the South Suburbs between the hours of 10 p.m. tonight and noon on Monday, according to the National Weather Service. While northern areas like Rockford and Marengo are expected to be the heaviest hit, the South Suburban region may see increased snowfall if lake effects kick into gear. Residents are warned to take caution while driving as snowfall may accumulate as fast as one inch per hour. The heaviest snowfall is expected to occur overnight, from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. Do you plan on being on the road tonight? Check out Patch’s 10 things to keep in your car during winter for safety tips!
If you're heading to northwest Indiana Friday night, expect heavy lake effect snow in excess of 6 inches. Illinois Tollway's snow response expected to focus on I-294/I-80.
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook through Friday evening. Snow will continue through Friday afternoon across northeast Illinois, including Chicago and northwest Indiana, with 1 to 3 inches of snow accumulation. If you’re heading to northwest Indiana, heavy lake effect snow will occur Friday night with accumulations in excess of 6 inches near the lake. Wind chills are also expected to drop below zero tonight over northern Illinois—the first time this winter. Our friends at the Illinois Tollway have also sent an email blast to news media informing us that tollway's full feet of 183 snowplow trucks will be out in force, throughout the Friday afternoon rush hour. The tollway's Snow Operations Center will …