Matt Piechota

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 […]

March 5th Mid-Evening Rush Hour Tonight/Heavy Snow

Everything looks to be on track with the threat of moderate to heavy snow across northern Illinois this evening, possibly impacting the second half of the evening rush hour across the Chicago metro area. Winter weather advisories go in effect at 3pm across northwest Illinois including the Rockford area, and […]

March 5th-6th Accumulating Snow Update (snowfall map)

Everything still looks to be on track for our accumulating snow event across northern Illinois later this afternoon and more so this evening and then another round of snow with light accumulations during the day tomorrow. Snow will move into tomorrow from west to¬† east during the late afternoon and […]