Dangerous winter conditions expected in Chicago area this week but time for when they could start It has already shifted.
According to the latest forecasts, it seems that the timing of the storm has moved before with now watching the winter storm effect in some counties on Thursday morning.
It was not originally intended that begin until Thursday evening, but the National Weather Service changed this designation is Tuesday morning.
Winter storm watch rescheduled up for some counties as early as Thursday morning, including in McHenry, DeKalb, Kane, LaSalle, Kendall and Grundy.
The situation will worsen “rapidly” towards Thursday evening, with the snow is growing more widespread and growing.
Winter Storm Clock for Lake, DuPage, Kankakee, Cook, and Will counties in Illinois and Lake, Porter, Newton, and Jasper counties in northwest Indiana, was also excited up according to the National Weather Service.
According to weather forecasts, of intensity was originally later, but new models show “a little bit faster arrival of worsening conditions on Thursday afternoon.”
The warning warns that “falling and snowstorms may result in white out conditions with zero visibility in times which makes travel extremely difficult, if not impossible.”
“Power outages will also to be possible How result of strong destructive wind gusts up to 55 mph.
Ice roads can add to hazardous conditions as temperatures drop rapidly.
A severe winter storm is expected to spread by evening. hours. This marks a time when it could cause a snowstorm and is expected to “majorly” affect travel.
Strong impacts are expected from a snow storm during the day on Friday.
Expect heavy snowfall, strong and damaging winds, challenging or near-impossible driving conditions, and dangerously low temperatures and cold winds.
Wind chill is expected to drop around -30 already on Friday morning.
Winter storm sightings are scheduled to continue until late Friday evening as the storm and possibly a “blizzard”like”Conditions remain strong.
Forecasts are unclear how much snow may actually fall as snow, but snow is expected begin subsides overnight.
Early forecasts still indicate that Chicago area could see 5 to 9 inches of snow, with higher results possibleespecially in northwest Indiana. Some locations could also see lower totals.
Snow begins lighter early Saturday morning, but dangerous travel conditions are expected to continue through the weekend as dangerous cold weather continues.
Minimum wind chill of expected from -20 to -30 degrees with highs in single digits and low teens. Lake effect snow showers also possible in parts of northwest Indiana, according to the NBC 5 Storm team.
Difficult and impossible travel conditions may persist, especially in morning hours Saturday like a blizzard and a blizzard remains anxiety.
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