Flood Watch in Effect; Thunderstorms Tonight; Snow Tomorrow

When it comes to the weather, Palatine should expect a little bit of everything over the next 24 hours.

Mother Nature plans to throw everything our way over the next 24 hours. 

Tuesday started off as a warm day, with temperatures reaching into the 60s in Palatine. 

A flood watch was issued Tuesday for Cook County and much of the surrounding counties and will remain in effect through 4 a.m. Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. More than two inches of rain could fall in some areas through Wednesday morning. 

The rainfall comes when much of ground remains frozen. This could cause the majority of rainfall to become runoff and could cause local streams and rivers to rise rapidly, according to the NWS. 

Severe weather is also in the forecast overnight for Cook County with thunderstorms expected between 3 and 4 a.m. Wednesday, according to the NWS. 

A mix of rain and snow is expected Wednesday morning and should turn to all snow after 10 a.m. Snow accumulation of less than one inch is expected Wednesday while temperatures are expected to drop to 29 degrees by 5 p.m. 

Do you have photos of flooding, snow or that show you and your family enjoying Tuesday's warm temperatures? You can post them directly to Patch by clicking on Upload Photos and Videos above. 


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