Thursday, April 11, 2013
Expect some unusual weather within the next few days, including the possibility of snow on Saturday.
Only in Illinois could you get the possibility of snow in April. According to several weather experts, including weather.com, the Chicagoland area is up for some rain and snow. Yes, snow. On Wednesday, many were hit with heavy showers, gusting winds and, in some areas, hail, according to ABC Chicago. Meanwhile, more than 370 flights were canceled at O’Hare International Airport. Heavy rain is expected Thursday followed by snow flurries on Saturday, according to weather.com. Temperatures will range from a low of 30 degrees on Friday to a high of 57 degrees on Sunday.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Find out what to expect for weather in the hours ahead.
Weather.com provides an hourly update on the forecast for Winnetka.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Midwest is in a snow drought; check out stats that show probability of snow on Christmas.
It’s too early to look at weather models to predict whether or not the Chicago area will see a white Christmas this year, said Ed Fenelon, meteorologist for the National Weather Service, Chicago region. However, historically, the Chicago region has only a 45 percent chance of seeing a postcard snowy Christmas, according to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA). What makes a Christmas white? The National Climatic Data Center defines a White Christmas as one with an inch or more of snow on the ground at 6 a.m. The last white Christmas in our region was in 2010, when 2-4 inches fell on Christmas Eve into Christmas day. Last Christmas saw a high temperature of 45 degrees, a low of 29 degrees and no precipitation. …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The watch will be in effect until 8 p.m.
All of northern Illinois is under a severe thunderstorm watch. The watch will be in effect until 8 p.m. The storms could occur because a weak cold front is pushing its way through the area, National Weather Service officials said. Want to follow similar articles in Winnetka, Glencoe and Northfield? Sign up for Winnetka-Glencoe Patch's newsletter. Want to follow similar articles in Wilmette and Kenilworth? Sign up for Wilmette-Kenilworth Patch's newsletter.