Tuesday, February 26, 2013
A winter storm advisory is in effect for Cook County through 9 p.m tonight.
Like" Palatine Patch on Facebook | Get daily updates and breaking news alerts with our newsletter | Start a blog It could be a messy commute for many taking to area roads this evening. Roadway conditions continue to worsen this afternoon as heavy snow fell and strong winds whipped through the area. A winter storm advisory remains in effect through 9 p.m. tonight for Cook County and three to five inches of snow accumulation is expected. As of 2:55 p.m. Tuesday, 3.2 inches of snow had fallen in Schaumburg and as of 12:37 p.m., 1.9 inches of snow had fallen in Palatine, according to the National Weather Service. Motorists were reporting white-out and blizzard conditions, accidents and cars in the ditch and snow-covered and slippery …
Find out what to expect for weather in the hours ahead.
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Tuesday, February 26
Weather.com provides an hourly update on the forecast for Palatine.
Sunday, December 12, 2010
Palatine and much of the Chicago area remains under a winter storm warning through Monday.
Strong winds and freezing temperatures are expected to continued in Palatine and the Chicago area through Monday. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the area through Monday. Temperatures are expected to fall to the teens by 5 p.m. The wind chill could be as low as minus 3 degrees. Also, winds of 30 mph to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph are expected to blow snow and cause drifting, according to the National Weather Service. Wind chills of minus 20 to minus 25 below are expected Sunday night continuing into Monday morning. There is a 50 percent chance of snow Sunday night. Monday will remain chilly, the National Weather Service predicts blowing snow before noon and high of 10 with wind chill values of minus 19.