The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for heavy snow... which is in effect from
6 PM CST /7 PM EST/ this evening to midnight CST /1 am EST/
Sunday night. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect.
For the Winter Storm Warning...
* timing... snow is expected to develop across the area early this
afternoon. However... snowfall rates should increase across the
area tonight into Sunday.
* Main impact... the potential for periods of heavy snow tonight
into Sunday could result in 6 to 10 inches of new snow
accumulation... leading to hazardous travel conditions.
* Other impacts... periods of heavy snow... along with brisk
northwest winds of 15 to 30 mph could result in blowing and
drifting snow with reduced visibility.
A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow are
expected or occurring. Strong winds are also possible. This will
make travel very hazardous or impossible.