...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING... * WHAT...Snow, at times heavy, transitioning to mixed precipitation including freezing rain. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7 inches and ice accumulations of up to two tenths of an inch possible. * WHERE...Winnebago, Boone and Ogle Counties. * WHEN...Snow from late Tuesday afternoon through overnight Tuesday, with a wintry mix late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions are likely to impact the Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning commutes. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Some power outages are possible due to the combined effects of heavy wet snow, some icing, and wind gusts up to 30 mph. In addition, the heavy wet nature of the snow may be difficult to shovel. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.
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