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northern illinois get ready !!!!5-7 inches ?

Discussion in 'Weather' started by THE BOSS 1975, Mar 15, 2006.

  1. THE BOSS 1975

    THE BOSS 1975 Senior Member
    Messages: 120

    just got this on our computers :



    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
    438 AM CST WED MAR 15 2006

    ...WINTER STORM WILL BRING POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY SNOW ON THURSDAY...

    .LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING OVER COLORADO WILL CROSS THE CENTRAL
    PLAINS WEDNESDAY NIGHT REACHING NORTHERN ILLINOIS ON THURSDAY.
    PRECIPITATION WILL OVER-SPREAD THE AREA LATE WEDNESDAY
    NIGHT. A WARM FRONT WILL EXTEND ACROSS NORTHERN ILLINOIS WITH
    TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING TO THE NORTH OF THAT FRONT. THIS WILL
    ALLOW MUCH OF THE PRECIPITATION TO FALL IN THE FORM OF SNOW ALONG
    AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 88...WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL EXPECTED
    TO OCCUR ALONG THE WISCONSIN BORDER.

    ILZ005-006-151845-
    /O.NEW.KLOT.WS.A.0002.060316T1200Z-060317T0600Z/
    MCHENRY-LAKE ILLINOIS-
    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODSTOCK...WAUKEGAN
    438 AM CST WED MAR 15 2006

    ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
    THURSDAY EVENING...

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
    WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY
    EVENING.

    SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS AFTER SUNRISE THURSDAY
    MORNING. SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY
    EVENING. THE SNOW WILL TAPER TO FLURRIES LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.
    TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 7 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE BY LATE
    THURSDAY EVENING.

    A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
    SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
    CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

    $$payup payup
     
  2. SnowMatt13

    SnowMatt13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,535

    Shhh. Don't scare it away. Hopefully better than March 5th. In our parking lot at work we had almost 5" that night. One of my accounts had wet, black pavement after that storm. Didn't even get a chance to set the plow down there:angry: Another road I do barely had 3". Hopefully pavement temp. will support it better, but remember it was almot 65 two days ago. Start praying.:angel:
     
  3. 1olddog2

    1olddog2 Member
    Messages: 37

    ssssssssshhhhhhhhhh lets predent we are sleeping
     
  4. NoFearDeere

    NoFearDeere PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,715

    I'm SSSSSSSSSLLLLLLEEEEEEEEEPPPPPPPIIIIIIINNNNNNNNNGGGGG! I dont hear anything! :D :D :D
     
  5. newlooklandscp

    newlooklandscp Senior Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 476

    Pavements to warm. Hope fully it sticks for you guys up there. Their only calling for 1-3" here in FP.

    Ken
     
  6. AlwaysGreener

    AlwaysGreener Senior Member
    Messages: 192

    We just received an advisory... 6 to 8 by Thursday night..
     
  7. THE BOSS 1975

    THE BOSS 1975 Senior Member
    Messages: 120

    ya but I then went and bought alot of salt so now it will rain for sure!!
     
  8. dlcs

    dlcs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,149

    Anyone getting snow out of this storm? Noaa issued a warning for us then pulled it 2 hrs later. Suppose to get 6 inches 3 hrs ago but now its down to 2" at best. I can't believe we dug the plows out for this crap.
     
  9. AlwaysGreener

    AlwaysGreener Senior Member
    Messages: 192

    It is coming down HARD...Huge flakes..Get some rest it is going to be a long night..:D
     
  10. AlwaysGreener

    AlwaysGreener Senior Member
    Messages: 192

    Just heard that south of 88 will be all rain...
     
  11. SnowMatt13

    SnowMatt13 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,535

    Still wet pavement...snowing for a couple hours already:angry:
     
  12. THE BOSS 1975

    THE BOSS 1975 Senior Member
    Messages: 120

    We have wet pavement and snow too, but the ground temps are still warm ..
     
  13. AlwaysGreener

    AlwaysGreener Senior Member
    Messages: 192

    Grass is covered but pavement is wet. Just sent out two trucks to start salting the commercial sites.. Every plow truck in my area is salting right now I guess i'm a little late oh well...The heavier stuff comes this afternoon.
     
  14. NoFearDeere

    NoFearDeere PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,715

    I'm still waiting. Just getting rain/sleet/snow mix but nothing sticking yet.:cry:
     
  15. THE BOSS 1975

    THE BOSS 1975 Senior Member
    Messages: 120

    its still snowing ground is covered in some spots but the road temps are still warm .the air temps are starting to drop so hopefully that helps !!!

    I think i seen one of your trucks today alwaysgreenerlawn a little ranger in crystal lake ?
     
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2006
  16. AlwaysGreener

    AlwaysGreener Senior Member
    Messages: 192


    No that was not us...They are out in Rockford right now and coming back to Belvidere to finish salting..Then hopefully out to your neck of the woods later on...It is snowing very hard and roads are now starting to get covered..
     
  17. Gavins Lawncare

    Gavins Lawncare Member
    Messages: 93

    nothing here and they just cancelled the storm warning alest i can finish my landscape job tommoro
     
  18. streetsurfin'

    streetsurfin' Senior Member
    Messages: 770

    In Palatine arond 4:15pm (thurs). Roads still clear.[​IMG]
     
  19. Vaughn Schultz

    Vaughn Schultz PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,565

    this is crap! Like they say, late snows, never show:rolleyes:
     
  20. Kevin003

    Kevin003 Junior Member
    Messages: 23

    Its about 5:30 here in woodstock and the ground is covered but the roads are still wet :realmad: Its pretty much stopped snowing now. I think all hope is lost :(