Thursday, February 7, 2013
Winter Storm Nemo left four to six inches of snow in much of McHenry County.
Area roadways should be in much better condition this morning. The Illinois Department of Transportation is reporting all major highways are clear of ice and snow out in the northwest suburbs with some patches of ice and snow closer to Chicago. It was a different story last night. Heavy snow dropped up to 9.5 inches in Zion and four to six inches of snow in McHenry County Thursday evening and night creating treacherous driving conditions. "If you must travel, please be patient," according to a sheriff's office statement Thursday night. "If you do not need to travel, please stay home." No area school districts were reporting closings as of 7 a.m. Friday. Judson University in Elgin, the McHenry Public Library District and The Goddard …
Monday, February 4, 2013
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 …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Are the roads covered with ice or snow? Check out the road conditions - and stay safe out there!
The Illinois Department of Transportation offers the latest road conditions on its website. Be sure to take a look before you venture out!
Friday, January 20, 2012
Stay up to date on weather advisories, closures and road conditions.
The following links should keep you up-to-date on closures, road conditions and weather advisories: Do you know of any other websites that you check regularly during winter weather or storms? Let us know by commenting below! Source: McHenry County Sheriff's Department press release