Chicago Weather Warning: Snowy Weather as Winter Spreads Thoughout Midwest
A winter blast is packing single-digit wind chills and could bring the Chicago area several inches of snow this weekend.
Wednesday was a cold and blustery day, with high temperatures in the upper 20s and wind chills in the teens. High will remain below freezing through Sunday. Right now, a polar low-pressure system is just to our north. Next week, a stronger, colder low dives our way – meaning even colder air. Highs will only in the teens a few days next week.
Winter Weather Advisory Counties affected: Elkhart; La Porte; Lagrange; St. Joseph; Steuben Expires 4:00 PM on Friday, December 9th 2016 Winter Weather Advisory issued December 08 at 4:10PM EST until December 09 at 4:00PM EST by NWS NorthernIndiana …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST /3 PM CST/ FRIDAY… HAZARDOUS WEATHER… * LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL EXPAND IN COVERAGE AND INCREASE IN INTENSITY DURING THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT HOURS. THE MORE SIGNIFICANT LAKE EFFECT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED FROM LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE BY LATE FRIDAY. LESSER ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF LA PORTE COUNTY. * WIND CHILLS 10 ABOVE TO 15 ABOVE ZERO. IMPACTS… * SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY ROADS ARE EXPECTED ESPECIALLY FROM LATE THIS EVENING INTO FRIDAY. * REDUCED VISIBILITY CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS.