Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Local school officials announce cancellation of after-school activities as well as postponement of an IHSA varsity basketball playoff games due to winter weather advisory.
Update: Feb. 26, 1:57 p.m. With a winter weather advisory calling for 3 to 6 inches of snow for the Naperville area, local school officials announced a few changes to after-school schedules Tuesday. Snow, Rain, Sleet Could Make for Messy Tuesday Evening Commute Both Naperville School District 203 and Indian Prairie School District 204 have canceled all after-school activities Tuesday due to winter weather. "Due to the weather, all after-school activities in the district are canceled for Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. The YMCA's Safe-n-Sound program will operate as usual today," according to Indian Prairie School District 204. District 203 posted a similar announcement on its website as well as via a TALK203 email to parents and guardians. …
A winter storm watch is in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday evening.
Karen Sorensen contributed to this report Snow, sleet and rain could make for a messy commute Tuesday evening. Get news in your inbox. Sign up for the Patch newsletter. Like Naperville Patch on Facebook. The National Weather Service's winter storm watch for the Naperville area begins Tuesday afternoon, when a combination of rain, snow and sleet switches over to all snow by Tuesday night. Although there is a "higher than usual amount of uncertainty with respect to snow accumulations," several inches are "probable," according to the latest forecast. More problematic than the snow is the wind, forecasters said. "Heavy, wind-whipped, wet snow could result in very low visibilities and difficult travel," the Romeoville-based weather service …
Monday, February 25, 2013
A winter storm watch is in effect from Tuesday morning through Tuesday evening.
Snow that covered Naperville last week has been melting quickly thanks to warmer temperatures Sunday and Monday, but residents may have to bring out the shovels again tomorrow. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for areas of DuPage and Will counties, including Naperville, effective Tuesday morning through Tuesday evening. Get news in your inbox. Sign up for the Patch newsletter. Like Naperville Patch on Facebook. Snow — possibly mixed with sleet — is expected to begin Tuesday morning, continuing into the afternoon and tapering to lighter snow Tuesday evening. Snowfall may be heavy at times throughout the day Tuesday, according to the NWS. Check Naperville Road Conditions Here Wind gusts may reach 35 mph on …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Considering we haven't had much snow at all, any amount could seem "big."
Thursday, February 21
By Amanda Luevano Heavy snow and freezng rain could make for a slick and slow commute Friday morning. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory in DuPage County from 9 p.m. Thursday to 6 p.m. Friday. Check Naperville Road Conditions Here Snow is expected to develop Thursday evening and continue into Friday, the NWS said Thursday afternoon. The snow may mix with light freezing drizzle or rain Friday morning, making for slick travel. Storm total snowfall amounts of 3 to 7 inches for Naperville are expected, with ice accumulation of less than one-tenth of an inch. Brief white out conditions are possible as heavy snow combines with wind gusts as high as 30 mph through Friday morning, according to the National Weather …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
National Weather Service forecasters say snow accumulation could reach two to six inches, with wind causing occasional white-out conditions.
Updated at 2:45 p.m. Dec. 20 The Chicago Tribune is reporting that 500 flights have already been cancelled and more than 700 are delayed at O'Hare airport as the Chicago area braces for snow. The snow is expected to hit Chicagoland around 3 p.m., with the worst road conditions between 5 and 9 p.m. To stay up to date on local road conditions, residents can check out the Illinois Department of Transportation's "Getting Around Illinois" website, or click here for Patch's real-time traffic updates. Posted at 6 a.m. Dec. 20 Karen Sorensen contributed to this report Hang on to your hat! It's going to be one crazy weather day Thursday. Get news in your inbox. Sign up for the Patch newsletter. Like Naperville Patch on Facebook. It will start with …
Thursday, February 23, 2012
A winter weather advisory is in effect through 9 a.m. Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service.
Updated: 7:30 p.m., Feb. 23 Spring isn’t here yet and Mother Nature may be emphasizing that point as more snowy weather is heading to the Naperville area. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 9 a.m. Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Rain is forecasted to begin Thursday, and a winter storm system will enter the area late Thursday night, bringing heavy wet snow with it, according to the National Weather Service. Snow is expected to be heavy at times with possible accumulations of more than an inch an hour. DuPage County Could be one of the counties hit hardest by the storm. The Weather Service said that accumulations of four to seven inches are possible in some areas. Strong winds, slippery roads and poor …
Friday, January 20, 2012
By late Friday afternoon, a reported 3 inches of snow was on the ground in Naperville.
City driver and contractors were hard at work late Friday afternoon, plowing and salting Naperville streets in effort to keep up with what forecasters have said will be the largest winter storm so far this season. As of 5 p.m. Friday, 22 drivers and contractors were out working to maintain road conditions throughout the city of Naperville. The city aims to clear all roads completely within 15 hours after snow stops, plowing main traffic routes and thoroughfares first and then moving on to residential side streets and cul-de-sacs. Late Friday afternoon, the city estimated it would get around to plowing and salting Naperville cul-de-sacs between 8 and 10 p.m. For specific information on what areas have been plowed, residents can visit the …
All District 204 after-school events have been canceled. Activities set for Saturday are still scheduled to take place as planned.
After-school activities and events scheduled for District 204 schools have been canceled for this afternoon and evening, according to Waubonsie Valley High School Assistant Principal Jason Schmidtgall. All building rentals, athletic contests and extra-curricular events, practices and rehearsals scheduled for Friday night are canceled. Rescheduled events will be posted on the WVHS Athletic 2000 website, the district said. Meanwhile, high school students were dismissed at 2 p.m. to allow for timely bus pick-up of elementary and middle school students. As of late Friday afternoon, all events scheduled for Saturday were expected to continue as planned.
Monday, January 10, 2011
Forecasters have issued a hazardous weather outlook and are calling for between 2 and 5 inches of snow overnight and into Tuesday.
At this time of year, the weather is so changeable, the best thing anyone can do is follow the Boy Scouts of America motto and “be prepared.” The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for DuPage County and expects snow to begin falling overnight with more snow expected to fall Tuesday. Overnight a half-inch of snow is expected, but Tuesday between 3 and 5 inches of snow are possible for areas in East Central Illinois and West Central Indiana, lesser amounts are expect in Northern Illinois. South of I-80 there is a winter weather advisory in place, according to the National Weather Service. Chicago’s weather forecaster Tom Skilling is predicting between 2 and 4 inches of snow on Tuesday for the Chicagoland area. Is…
Saturday, December 11, 2010
Be prepared: The National Weather Service is predicting snow, plunging temperatures and strong winds over the next few days.
UPDATE: Dec. 12, 7:36 p.m. Monday is expected to be blustery, according to the National Weather Service. Though it will be sunny, the high is expected to be 10 degrees with windchills as low as -18. Winds may gust to as much as 40 m.p.h. Blowing snow is possible before noon. UPDATE: Dec. 12, 11:45 a.m. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for northeastern Illinois and northwestern Indiana until midnight tonight. According to NWS, the snow is expected to diminish Sunday afternoon, but high winds will continue to blow the white stuff around until tonight. "Dangerous cold wind chills" of 20 to 25 below zero are expected Sunday night until Monday morning. Watch out for snow-covered roads and a visibility of just a …