Monday, February 25, 2013
A storm is headed towards La Grange and Western Springs, the second in a week. As before, check out its progress towards us with our interactive weather map.
Another storm is heading our way, promising to dump at least another three inches of snow on the La Grange and Western Springs area, along with a whole crazy load of wind. As we did last week, we have a radar map from The Weather Channel embedded above so you can follow the storm's progress as it hits us on Tuesday. Keep checking back to find out how close it is and how heavy it's going to be! Get news alerts and Facebook updates from these Patch sites:
Thursday, February 21, 2013
A storm is headed towards La Grange and Western Springs. Check out its progress towards us with our interactive weather map.
As you likely know by now, the heaviest snow of the year so far is on the way for the La Grange and Western Springs area, starting on Thursday night. Patch has The Weather Channel's app for following the storm, including radar animations of the progress. As of writing, shortly before 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, there is no estimated time when the white stuff will hit the Lyons Township area, but we think it looks like about 9:00 p.m. Keep checking back, and be safe! Get news alerts and Facebook updates from these Patch sites:
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Considering we haven't had much snow at all, any amount could seem "big."
UPDATED Wednesday, 3:15 p.m.: The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory in Cook Count from 9 p.m. Thursday to 6 p.m. Friday. Snow is expected to develop Thursday evening and continue into Friday, the NWS said Wednesday afternoon. The snow may mix with light freezing drizzle or rain Friday morning, making for slick travel. Storm total snowfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches are expected, with ice accumulation of less than one-tenth of an inch. ORIGINAL STORY: The Chicago area could see its "biggest snow of the year" Thursday into Friday morning, according to Accuweather.com. So far, we've received little more than a dusting, so is the "biggest snow of the year" going to be something on which we can sled? The storm has the…
Monday, November 26, 2012
This is Winter Storm Preparedness Month—takes steps now to be safe, and prepare your home to guard against weather damage such as ice dams.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Ted Schnell
Monday, November 26, 2012
Winter is nearly here, and in the Midwest, that can mean anything from mild conditions and little snow to Arctic blasts and accumulations of more than a foot. Regardless, officials note there is a good chance we will experience extreme winter weather sometime this the season, and they are urging residents to prepare now. Weather Advance Storm Center is predicting a much colder than average winter and some snow in the Chicago area and the upper Midwest. Severe winter weather can cause power outages, create dangerous driving conditions, not to mention dangerous wind-chill conditions. So the city is urging residents to have winter emergency kits for their homes and vehicles so they are prepared for winter’s worst. The Illinois Emergency …