Monday, March 4, 2013
We've got another round of snowy winter weather bearing down Monday and Tuesday. Track the storm with this interactive map.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning through midnight Tuesday for a storm that could dump between 7 and 10 inches on the Chicago area. Light snow is supposed to begin late Monday and gradually increase in intensity through Tuesday morning, at times falling at a rate of 1-2 inches per hour. Some areas could see snow totals higher than the predicted amounts. Travel will be "extremely dangerous" throughout the duration of the storm, the National Weather Service warns. The storm will affect both the morning and afternoon commute. Follow the winter storm as it bears down on Oak Park with Weather.com's interactive map. Snowfall greater than two inches triggers Oak Park's snow rules. Parking is banned on the following …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Meteorologists are promising that this could be the Chicago area's biggest snowfall of the season—so far. Track the storm with this interactive map.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Oak Park, River Forest and Forest Park can expect to bit hit with the first winter storm of the year tonight with high winds and snow.
We've gone a long time without snow this season—even setting records that date back to the 1960s. That should all end tonight, as Chicago meteorologists are expecting the area to be hit hard by a winter storm that will bring high winds and several inches of snow. If you have the ability to stay off the roads tonight, it's probably a good idea to curl up at home and wait it out. According to the National Weather Service in Chicago, blizzard conditions are expected due to high winds throwing snow into the air. Morning rain will change to snow by mid-afternoon, which will then linger throughout the night. Current indications show that a total of 4-7 inches of snow is expected tonight, along with possible thundersnow. Winds will pick up in …
Thursday, February 3, 2011
A roundup of the region's major developments for Thursday Feb. 3.
Here are the top stories from Patch sites in your area: Village Declares Emergency After 17" Snowfall A Bird's-Eye View of Storm in Action Storm Can't Stop Moms in Super Bowl-Twitter-Mercedes Race It's a Snow Day, Now What?
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
A roundup of the region's major developments for Tuesday Feb. 1.
Here are the top stories from Patch sites in your area: Weather Alert: Historic Blizzard Expected to Hit Deerfield Area UPDATE: Van Crashes Through South Branch Library Glenview Rape Suspect Released on Home Monitoring Blotter: Daytime Burglary on Walters; Father Allegedly Pushes Gymnastics Instructor Young Performers Show Off at Talent Show
Monday, January 31, 2011
Meteorologists warn of severe conditions.
Update, Tuesday 5:54 p.m. It's here. A dangerous winter storm is bearing down on much of the Chicagoland area, with local residents and public safety and transportation teams ramping up preparations. According to a National Weather Service advisory, the storm could dump anywhere from 12 to 20 inches to the Oak Park area. Sustained wind from the northeast have been clocked at 20 to 35 mph. Gusts may reach 40 mph. Combined, the weather is making for blizzard and whiteout conditions. “We’re going to be measuring total snowfall in feet,” said Ed Fenelon, meteorologist for the National Weather Service Chicago office. The heaviest snowfall is expected to hit from 7 p.m. Tuesday to 3 a.m. Wednesday. The National Weather Service warns drivers …