Winter Storm Watch

Published 12/09 2016 08:40PM

Updated 12/09 2016 08:40PM

Issued at: 12/10/2016 3:00:00 PM CST
Expires on: 12/12/2016 12:00:00 AM CST
Counties affected: Jo Daviess ILZ001-002-007-009-101045- /O.CON.KDVN.WS.A.0002.161210T2100Z-161212T0600Z/ JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-CARROLL-WHITESIDE- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALENA...FREEPORT...MOUNT CARROLL... STERLING 838 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016 ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... * TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN SATURDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY EVENING. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 10 INCHES. * WIND...SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH. * TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 20S. * IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL CREATE SLIPPERY TRAVEL CONDITIONS OVER THE AREA... AND WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO UNDER 1 MILE AT TIMES. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW... SLEET... AND/OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT WOULD SERIOUSLY IMPACT TRAVEL. MONITOR LATER FORECASTS FOR UPDATES. && $$