It is official. Our first winter advisory of the season has now officially been issued. Please use caution when driving!
Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 7 am to 6 PM CST Sunday... The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow which is in effect from 7 am to 6 PM CST Sunday. * Timing... light to moderate snow will begin Sunday morning and continue through Sunday afternoon. * Snow accumulations... 2 to 4 inches with the heaviest amounts generally northwest of a Chicago to Peru line. * Main impact... slippery conditions are expected on untreated surfaces... creating hazardous travel. * Other impacts... visibility may fall to around one half mile at times... causing an additional travel hazard. * Note... impacts may be mitigated by mild Road temperatures on heavily traveled roads... such as in the city of Chicago and immediate suburbs. 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 visibility... and use caution while driving.