Friday, February 10, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory through 6 p.m. Friday.
After another dry spell, wintry weather is back in Darien. A winter weather advisory is in effect for DuPage County until 6 p.m. Friday, the National Weather Service said. Expect flurries to turn into heavier snow this afternoon, with accumulations of 1-3 inches possible by early evening. Take it easy on your afternoon commute as the timing of the storm could make driving hazardous. Wind gusts of up to 30 mph combined with the snow could further decrease visibility. Check out live traffic updates on our interactive maps.
Thursday, January 20, 2011
The wind chill advisory is in effect from 9 p.m. Thursday to 11 a.m. Friday.
Plan to stay inside Thursday night. According to the National Weather Service, arctic winds will sweep through the area, causing single-digit temperatures shortly after sunset. Temperatures will continue to fall Thursday evening to near or below zero. Winds of 15 to 25 mph will bring a wind chill of 20 to 29 degrees below zero. This wind chill can cause frostbite to the skin within 30 minutes. Anyone outside for an extended period of time is also in danger of hypothermia. The National Weather Service advises anyone going outside to wear a hat and gloves and to make sure all pets are brought inside to save them from frostbite and hypothermia, as well. A wind chill advisory will be in effect from 9 p.m. Thursday night to 11 a.m. Friday …
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
The flakes began falling early this morning and aren't expected to stop until late evening.
The chance of snow today is 100 percent, according to the National Weather Service. But that’s something you already knew from your morning commute. The snow will keep coming and could accumulate two to four inches during the day, with an additional inch or so possible overnight, the National Weather Service said. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 8 p.m. Tuesday, with the heaviest snowfall expected before 3 p.m. Visibility is less than a mile in most places and drops below half a mile in isolated areas, according to the report, so take it slow on the roads today. When less than one inch of snow accumulates on Darien's roads, the city salts the streets, according to the Public Works department. It switches to plowing and salting …