…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM SATURDAY TO MIDNIGHT CST
* WHAT…Steady, blowing snow and dangerous travel expected. Total
snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches are expected. Northeast
winds could gusts up to 35 mph Saturday afternoon and evening.
* WHERE…Portions of north central and northeast Illinois.
* WHEN…From 9 AM Saturday to midnight CST Saturday night.
* IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. Widespread blowing
snow after sunset Saturday could significantly reduce
visibility, especially in open areas.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The steadiest snow rates appear most likely
between 2 and 8 PM Saturday.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.
The latest road conditions for Illinois can be obtained on the
internet at www.gettingaroundillinois.com.