Between three to six inches is expected for some areas under the advisory by later this evening.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Tuesday, February 26
A winter weather advisory will take effect starting at noon today through 9 p.m. tonight for Huntley and much of the Chicago suburbs. The winter storm is expected to bring with it rain or wet snow starting early in the afternoon and switching to mainly wet snow later this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service in Chicago. Snow will continue into the evening commute hours and is expected to be heavy at times, according to the NWS. Huntley is expected to get 2 to 4 inches of snow today and then another 1 to 3 inches tonight, according to the NWS. Across the advisory area, between three to six inches is expected by late evening. There is also a slight chance of thunder snow and in that case, snowfall accumulations could be …
Many highways and roads in northern Illinois were ice- or snow-covered Monday morning following snow overnight, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation website.
Snow blanketed the area overnight making for a tough commute for many Monday morning. A winter weather advisory is in effect for McHenry County — and much of the area — through noon today with more snow expected through the morning. In the area, 2.9 inches of snow was recorded in Huntley and 2.3 inches of snow in Woodstock, according to the WGN Weather Center Blog. The Chicago Tribune reports several accidents before 7 a.m. this morning along the Dan Ryan, Kennedy and Eisenhower expressways and I-294. Locally, Route 31 northbound at Edward Street in Algonquin was closed due to road conditions, according to the Northwest Herald. Most of the roads in the area — and in northern parts of the county — were marked as snow- or ice-covered …