Severe Weather Alerts - Prospect Heights, IL

  • Winter Storm Warning

    Winter Storm Warning in effect from 9:00 PM CST until Sunday, 9:00 PM CST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST /10 PM
EST/ THIS EVENING TO 9 PM CST /10 PM EST/ SUNDAY...

* TIMING...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL BEGIN THIS EVENING.
PRECIPITATION MAY START AS RAIN OR RAIN SNOW MIX...
PARTICULARLY THE FARTHER SOUTH YOU GO FROM INTERSTATE 80.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...WIDESPREAD AMOUNTS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES ARE
EXPECTED BY SUNDAY EVENING...WITH A CHANCE OF ISOLATED HEAVIER
AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 12 INCHES...ESPECIALLY NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT.
SIGNIFICANT DISRUPTIONS TO AIR TRAVEL ARE ALSO LIKELY.

* OTHER IMPACTS...STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WITH GUSTS POTENTIALLY IN
EXCESS OF 35 MPH WILL DEVELOP SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO
SUNDAY EVENING...AND THIS MAY PRODUCE SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW WITH WHITE OUT CONDITIONS IN OPEN AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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