The National Weather Service in Chicago says snowfall amounts of 6 to 9 inches can be expected.
Monday, March 4, 2013
Monday, February 25, 2013
Wind gusts could reach as high as 40 mph.
Another snowstorm is headed our way Tuesday and could bring a mixture of freezing rain, sleet and snow. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous winter outlook for much of the Chicago suburbs and predicts between three to five inches of new snow accumulation in Wilmette. "Heavy snow and strong east-northeast winds gusting to 40 miles per hour, especially on the lakefront, will reduce visibility and make travel hazardous," National Weather Service officials said in their winter weather message Sunday night. The snow is expected to fall Tuesday morning after 10 a.m. Snow and scattered flurries are expected for the remainder of the week with temperatures hovering around mid-30s during the day. February to date has been very …
Friday, January 20, 2012
Today's storm is expected to drop five to seven inches of snow on Wilmette.
Updated Friday 5 p.m. Parking is prohibited on both sides of the street from now until 24 hours after the snow stops to allow for plowing operations. Residents are advised to park in their driveways or garage. Wilmette Police Department Commander of Special Operations Patrick Collins said several car accidents were reported throughout the day though he did not have details. No roads were closed as a result of accidents. Crews from public works are working on plowing and salting Wilmette's main streets and business and commuter walking routes according to the village's Web site. Once these are clear they will begin working on side streets. The Union Pacific/North Line Metra is still experiencing heavy delays. Trains are operating between 17…
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Tollway mobilizing full fleet to prep for storm
Updated Friday 9:10 p.m. The Illinois Tollway has helped 159 motorists so far today, according to a press release. Its trucks will continue to plow overnight to deal with the heavy snowfall. "Once the main roadways are clear, work will begin to remove remaining snow from roadway shoulders, ramps and toll plazas across the 286-mile system," the release said. Updated Friday 3:35 p.m. The Tollway has helped 28 motorists so far in today's storm, according to a press release. Employees have changed tires and batteries, given out fuel and called for tow trucks. Thursday evening: In anticipation of Friday's four to seven inches of predicted snow, the Illinois Tollway is readying its full fleet of 183 snowplows to clear the roads. The National …