CHICAGO (WLS) —
Earlier than Sunday’s storm there will likely be some gentle rain coming in Friday night time into Saturday morning. However temperatures Friday and Saturday will likely be within the 40s close to 50 levels. This will likely be considerably gentle in comparison with current climate, however with a gusty south wind, it will not fairly really feel like it’s close to 50 levels.
A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for Winnebago, Boone, McHenry, Ogle, Lee, and DeKalb counties efficient 6 a.m. Sunday to 12 a.m. Monday.
SUNDAY STORM OUTLOOK: Messy climate anticipated on Sunday within the Chicago space and far of the Midwest. A robust low stress system will transfer out of Missouri Sunday morning. The monitor of the low stress system continues to be unsure. However there’ll possible be a swath of heavy snow from this technique.
TIMING: Rain will unfold into northern Illinois and northwest Indiana Sunday morning. Rain will transition to snow from west to east someday throughout the afternoon or night on Sunday. How early that changeover happens will decide how a lot snow we see. Might be little or no or a heavy snow.
SUNDAY MORNING: Rain arrives. Temps within the low 40s.
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Rain will change to snow from far west towards metropolis throughout the afternoon. When this changeover happens is unsure and should not occur till Sunday Night and even night time in some areas. Temps within the 30s.
SUNDAY NIGHT: Rain will change to snow for all areas the place it has but to take action. Accumulating snow is probably going for many areas throughout this time-frame. How a lot? Depends upon the change over time. Temps falling into the 20s.
MONDAY MORNING: Temps within the 20s. Messy morning commute with some snow nonetheless falling and slick spots on roads from snow throughout the in a single day hours.
HOW MUCH SNOW?: On the map beneath the world that’s shaded in darkish blue might see totals higher than four”+. If the heavy band of snow shifts south, components of Northern Illinois might see that a lot too. However nonetheless too early to have any clear indication of how a lot snow is feasible.
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