Winter Storm Warning:

Issued at: 9:03 PM CST on January 31, 2015, expires at: 12:00 AM CST on February 02, 2015
  • ...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until midnight CST Sunday night...
  • timing...snow will continue through Sunday night. The snow may mix with light rain late this evening...generally south of Interstate 80.
  • Snow accumulations...widespread amounts of 8 to 12 inches are expected by Sunday night.
  • Main impact...snow covered roads will make travel difficult. Significant disruptions to air travel are also likely.
  • Other impacts...strong northeast winds with gusts possibly in excess of 35 mph will develop midday Sunday and continue into Sunday evening. This will produce significant blowing and drifting snow and blizzard like conditions. 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. Visit US at http://weather.Gov/Chicago (all lowercase) Follow US on facebook...twitter...and youtube at: www.Facebook.Com/nwschicago

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