Thursday, June 9, 2011
Palatine and the northwest suburbs are unlikely to get a break from the cloudy, rainy weather until Saturday afternoon.
The National Weather Service is predicting off-and-on thunderstorms and showers for the Palatine area through Saturday. Wednesday evening and early Thursday morning the region was hit hard by thunderstorms and heavy downpours. At 8 a.m. ComEd stated that 54,000 of its customers were without power in the Chicago area. Although the rain was expected to taper off at times Thursday, there was a chance of thunderstorms and showers Thursday night, according to the National Weather Service. On Friday there is a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day. Friday evening the National Weather Service states that there is a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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.