2 p.m. Update…….Worst of the Conditions Tonight with Snow, Low Visibility & Strong WindsMarch 5th, 2013 at 1:47 pm by Chad Evans under Chad's WLFI Weather Blog
Some wind gusts to 43 mph are possible in the viewing area tonight. This will conincide with the snow, making for rough conditions. The worst of the wind will tend to be in that 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. time frame.
As of 2:01 p.m., I have rain & sleet at WLFI with 34.0 degrees & an east wind up to 11 mph at times.
Currently, all snow is being reported for the entire northern half & western third of the viewing area.
Up to 1.2″ of snow has been reported in Fulton County & 1.1″ in Newton County. 3″ has been reported around Chicago with 5″ at Rockford & 5″ near DeKalb, Illinois.