Kane County saw the first snow dump of the year this morning (Wednesday, Oct. 30), a day before Halloween, and the National Weather Service Chicago says there’s more on the way.
In fact, we could get up to 4 inches total snowfall during the next two days.
Halloween Winter Weather Advisory
The NWS-C has issued a Winter Weather Advisory, in effect from midnight to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31.
The revised advisory was issued at 2:27 p.m. today (Wednesday).
- WHAT: Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.
- WHERE: Portions of central, north central and northeast Illinois.
- WHEN: From midnight tonight to 6 p.m. Thursday.
- IMPACTS: Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning and evening commutes.
- PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS: Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5-1-1.
Wednesday Snow Totals
Here is a map of 24-hour snowfall totals for Oct. 30. A narrow band of 1 to 3 inches fell across portions of the area with many seeing their first accumulating snowfall of the season.
KANE COUNTY WEDNESDAY
- 4 ESE AURORA, IL — 2.6 inches (7 a.m.)
- 2 SSE BATAVIA, IL — 2.0 inches (9:40 a.m.)
- 1 NNW SUGAR GROVE, IL — 1.4 inches (6:45 a.m.)
SOURCE: NWS Chicago