Saturday, January 12, 2013
Freezing rain, sleet and snow forecast for Saturday night, into Sunday.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Kendall County. According to the NWS freezing rain, sleet and snow is expected to begin at 9 p.m. and continue through 9 a.m. Sunday. The NWS predicts up to a tenth of an inch of ice by midnight, which is likely to make travel tricky. On top of the ice is a possible inch of snow, the NWS said. Road visibility is expected to be limited during this time.
Friday, March 2, 2012
The National Weather Service-Chicago has issued a Winter Weather Advisory and Hazardous Weather Outlook for our neck of the woods.
The Chicago arm of the National Weather Service is saying snow is possible this afternoon and tonight for Montgomery and much of northern Illinois. According to this Winter Weather Advisory, a period of heavy snowfall is expected late this afternoon and this evening. The storm system is rapidly developing and will rapidly deepen as colder air is drawn into the system. Rain will turn into snow mix by early afternoon and become outright snow by late this afternoon or early evening. It might be as fast and hard as an inch an hour—and we might get as much as 3 to 6 inches. The weather advisory is in place from 3 to 9 p.m. Quick accumulation of the predicted snow will make driving this afternoon and evening potentially hazardous, according to …
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
If you've got wit, add your punchline to Patch's weekly comic and win a personalized print.
Are you blessed with insight and good humor? Or just bored today? Share your wit with your southwest suburban neighbors by entering Patch's comic caption challenge. Just add your dialogue for today's comic in the comment section of this post. Our only requirement is that you keep it clean! At week's end, we'll pick the winning punchline based on how many of us here at Patch giggle and smile at your contribution. The user who produces the winning punchline will get a personalized proof of the comic, with the winning words and a credit line, from cartoonist Chuck Ingwersen and Patch. Congratulations to Ellis Maldonado, who provided the winning punchline to last week's octopus comic: Though I appreciate the subtle "you scratch my back, I …