Jo Daviess

Winter Storm Warning:

Issued at: 3:51 PM CST on February 1, 2015, expires at: 9:00 PM CST on February 01, 2015
  • ...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 9 PM CST this evening...
  • timing...through this evening
  • snow accumulations...around an inch of additional accumulation with 2 inches in portions of northwest Illinois.
  • Winds...north 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
  • Visibilities...less than a mile with near whiteout conditions at times especially in rural or open areas.
  • Impacts...roads and travel will remain hazardous. Considerable blowing and drifting snow will continue through this evening. Visibilities will drop below one half mile with near whiteout conditions at times...especially in open and rural areas. Tree damage and localized power outages will be possible through early this evening until the winds begin to diminish. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or are 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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