Wednesday, December 24, 2014

O'Hare Airport and Nearby Airport Weather Observations and Conditions; WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY • WED DEC 24, 2014 3:53 AM CT

LocationTime
(cdt)
Sky/WeatherTemp.
(ºF)
Dewpt.
(ºF)
Humidity
(%)
Wind
(mph)
Pressure
(in)
Chicago/O'Hare04:51Overcast393379N 329.67
Chicago Midway Airport04:53Light Rain423576NE 729.68
Chicago Executive Airport04:52Overcast383486N 329.70
Chicago / West Chicago, Dupage Airport04:52Overcast363389Calm29.67
Aurora Municipal Airport04:52Fog/Mist353289Calm29.68
Gary Chicago International04:15Light Rain413680N 829.70
Kenosha Regional Airport04:53Overcast353393Calm29.69
Chicago / Waukegan, Waukegan Regional Airport04:55Overcast363389Calm29.68
Lansing Municipal Airport04:55Rain393791N 529.68
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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
340 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

ILZ014-022-023-INZ001-241745-
/O.UPG.KLOT.WS.A.0005.141224T1500Z-141225T0300Z/
/O.EXB.KLOT.WW.Y.0028.141224T1800Z-141225T0300Z/
COOK-WILL-KANKAKEE-LAKE IN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHICAGO...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...GARY
340 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM CST
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
9 PM CST THIS EVENING. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* TIMING...RAIN LOOKS TO TRANSITION TO WET SNOW ACROSS PORTIONS OF
  THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON...WITH A NARROW BAND OF MODERATE TO
  HEAVY WET SNOW POSSIBLE. SNOW WILL THEN COME TO AN END FROM WEST
  TO EAST EARLY THIS EVENING. AREAS NEAR THE INDIANA BORDER INTO
  NORTHWEST INDIANA HAVE THE BEST POTENTIAL FOR HEAVIER SNOW.

* SNOW RATES...UP TO AN 1 INCH PER HOUR.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 4 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE UNDER THE NARROW BAND. HIGHEST AMOUNTS FAVORED OVER
  NORTHWEST INDIANA.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 25 MPH.

* MAIN IMPACT...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW OR SLUSH
  COVERED IN PARTS OF THE AREA...RESULTING IN DIFFICULT TRAVEL.
  ANY HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS WILL ALSO CAUSE REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

* OTHER IMPACTS...THE HEAVY WET NATURE OF THE SNOW WILL MAKE IT
  DIFFICULT TO SHOVEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.


Detailed Forecast

  • TodayRain and snow, becoming all snow after 3pm. Steady temperature around 36. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
  • TonightA 40 percent chance of snow, mainly before 9pm. Cloudy, with a low around 31. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Christmas DayPartly sunny, with a high near 40. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Thursday NightMostly cloudy, with a low around 33. South southwest wind around 15 mph.
  • FridayPartly sunny, with a high near 45. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Friday NightA 30 percent chance of rain or drizzle. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.
  • SaturdayA chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Saturday NightA chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
  • SundayMostly sunny, with a high near 31.
  • Sunday NightMostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
  • MondayMostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
  • Monday NightA slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
  • TuesdayA slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.

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