Winter Weather Advisory

Published 12/10 2016 03:55AM

Updated 12/10 2016 03:55AM

Issued at: 12/10/2016 3:00:00 PM CST
Expires on: 12/11/2016 6:00:00 PM CST
Counties affected: Lee ILZ003-008-010-101800- /O.UPG.KLOT.WS.A.0003.161210T2100Z-161212T0900Z/ /O.NEW.KLOT.WW.Y.0009.161210T2100Z-161212T0000Z/ WINNEBAGO-OGLE-LEE- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...OREGON...DIXON 350 AM CST SAT DEC 10 2016 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ACCUMULATING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. * TIMING...EXPECT SNOW TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN DIMINISH BY SUNDAY EVENING. * PRECIPITATION RATES...THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO AROUND AN INCH OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE BY EARLY THIS EVENING...FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER 2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW TONIGHT...THEN AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW SUNDAY. THE HEAVIEST TOTALS ARE EXPECTED NORTH OF INTERSTATE 88 WHERE STORM TOTALS OF 5 TO 9 INCHES ARE LIKELY BY SUNDAY EVENING. * VISIBILITIES...LOOK FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES DURING THE HEAVIER SNOWFALL...LIKELY BELOW A MILE AT TIMES. * IMPACTS...PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1. && $$