Winter weather warnings and advisories issues
A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Winnebago, Boone, McHenry, Ogle, Lee, DeKalb Counties tonight into Sunday – calling for freezing rain or sleet this evening changing over to wet snow later tonight and continuing in a diminishing form Sunday. Snowfall totals of 4 to 8-inches expected with heaviest amounts north of a Dixon-Woodstock line and lesser amount south and east of that line.
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect this evening for LaSalle, Grundy, Will, Du Page, and Cook Counties calling for rain/freezing rain/ and possibly sleet – becoming all rain and then eventually changing over to snow Sunday morning before ending later in the day. Kane and lake Counties are included in this same Winter Weather Advisory this evening, but also the reminder of the night into Sunday morning as rain may change over to accumulating snow 2 to 4 inches before ending later Sunday.
A Flood Warning is in effect this evening for Benton, Jasper, and Newton Counties in Indiana and Iroquois, Ford and portions of Livingston and Kankakee Counties in Illinois as additional heavy rains could cause flooding problems in small stream and ponding of susceptible areas.