Winter Storm Watch
Expires 6:00 AM CST on February 02, 2015
Statement as of 11:37 am EST on January 30, 2015/
... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Saturday evening through
late Sunday night...
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Winter Storm
Watch... which is in effect from Saturday evening through late
* Timing... snow will develop over the area Saturday evening and
continue at times through Sunday night.
* Snow amounts... potential for greater than 6 inches north of
Interstate 88... and possibly in excess of 8 inches south of
* Main impact... periods of snow could lead to reduced visibilites
under a mile and snow covered roads... making for hazardous
* Other impacts... northeasterly winds will increase across the
area on Sunday... and this may lead to blowing and drifting
A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.
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