Daily Archives: March 6, 2018

Heavy snow squall video from today and radar loop

Below is a short video today (Youtube link) showing the heavy snow squalls that were common across parts of northern Illinois this morning and afternoon. In these squalls, visibility was greatly reduced to 1/4 mile in spots along with very big snowflakes or clumpy aggregates. This is when snowflakes clump […]

Tornado Safety

Tornado Preparedness Fast Facts• Illinois ranks fifth in the United States for the most tornadoes per square mile.• The majority of Illinois tornadoes have occurred between April 1 and June 30 and between the hours of 3 p.m. and 10 p.m. However, tornadoes have occurred every month of the year […]