Potential Ice Storm This Weekend? A First Look.

Very unsettled weather will take aim on the region this weekend. A slow moving frontal zone is expected to be the focus for a prolonged period of precipitation beginning Friday and potentially lasting through Monday. Right now the potential for freezing rain (ice) is the main concern, especially with the […]

Inclement Weather for Christmas 2016?

Good evening everyone! I hope you were all able to thaw yourselves out after a few days of brutally cold temperatures and snow. Our last event went pretty much as forecast. There is no such thing as a perfect forecast, but there are good ones! I believe the National Weather […]

Snowy Weekend Ahead – First Look

<script async src="//pagead2 .googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js”> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It’s no secret what lies ahead this weekend. Snow, and there could be quite a bit of it. Forecast models have hinted at this potential for several days now. Placement, amounts and totals were all over the place, with each model […]

Severe Weather Outbreak Likely on Wednesday

Forecast models continue to paint a pretty ominous scenario for northern Illinois on Wednesday, which is ironically the 1 year anniversary of a tornado outbreak that saw an EF-3 tornado strike Coal City. The same areas will once again be under the threat for significant severe weather – including the […]

Frost Advisories out Until Sunday Morning

Frost advisories are being hoisted as an unseasonably chilly air mass settles over the region tonight and tomorrow. Additional counties may be added. A list of current advisories can be found below. COOK-LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-IROQUOIS- FORD-LAKE IN-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…CHICAGO…OTTAWA…OSWEGO…MORRIS… JOLIET…KANKAKEE…PONTIAC…WATSEKA…PAXTON…GARY… VALPARAISO…MOROCCO…RENSSELAER…FOWLER 235 PM CDT SAT MAY 14 2016 /335 […]