Snow adding up western and northern portions of the area

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Update 11:45PM…

At 11:30PM heavy wet snow continues over much of the area west of Chicago and Interstate-55 with a cold rain or rain/snow mix east of I-55 into northwest Indiana, as the center of low pressure moves out of Illinois into west-central Indiana. We are still picking up an average of 1-inch of new snow per hour in the heavy snow bands north and west of Chicago.

Latest reports as of 11:30PM…

Mount Morris (Ogle)…12.5
DeKalb…8.3
Schaumburg…4.5
Elk Grove Village…5.7
Sterling…11.2
Kirkland…9.0
Genoa…7.0
Batavia…4.7
Long Lake…8.0
McHenry…7.8
Lombard…4.0
Sugar Grove…4.5
St. Charles…5.5
Lyndon, IL…12.0
Burlington, IA…8.0
Clinton, IA…10.5
Fontana, WI…7.0
Lake Geneva, WI…5.5
Williams Bay, WI…6.5
Kenosha, WI…4.1
Beloit, WI…3.3
Pell Lake, WI…7.0

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Update 10:15PM…

Heavy snow continues – some areas to the west and north have picked-up over two-inches in the past hour. Locations
in the Bull Valley and Rockford and much of Ogle County are at or approaching a foot of snow on the ground.

Added reports as of 10PM…

8NNW of Rockford…8.4
Morris…1.0
North Aurora…3.5
Oregon…9.5
Round Lake Beach…4.3
Mendota…5.5
Clarendon Hills..2.0
5NNW Woodstock…9.4
3WSW Rockford…11.8
Bull Valley (McHenry)…12.0
Schaumburg…2.5
Elk Grove Village…4.7
Capron…7.0
North Aurora…4.0
2.5WNW Bull Valley…11.8
Pecatonica…8.5
Batavia…4.1
Sugar Grove…3.5
St. Charles…4.5
Oregon…11.2

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Update 9:15PM…

Snow has increased in intensity and has shifted a little farther east and south. Several reports of 10-inches or more have been received between 8 and 9PM…including Forreston 10.0, Woodstock 10.6, Bull Valley 10.5 and Rockford 10.0.

Added reports as of 9PM…

Itasca(Cook)…2.9
Forreston(Ogle)…10.0
Elk Grove Village(Cook)…2.9
Grayslake(Lake)…4.0
St. Charles(Kane)…3.5
Lindenhurst(Lake)…7.0
Downers Grove(DuPage)…1.4
Montgomery(Kendall)…2.5
Winnebago(Winnebago)…9.0
Woodstock(McHenry)…10.6
Batavia(Kane)…3.3
DeKalb(DeKalb)…7.0
Bull Valley(McHenry)…10.5
Rockford(Winnebago)…10.0

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Observations at 8PM indicated heavy snow is adding up quickly along  and west of Interstate-39 and across our northern-tier counties. Greatest snow depth so far has been 9-inches reported in Polo (western Ogle County),  8-inches at Marengo in McHenry County , and Rockford reported 7-inches on the ground at 6PM, and there has been moderate snow in that area since.

Here are snow depth reports between 7 and 8:20PM…

Location-county/Snow depth (inches)

Polo(Ogle)…9.0
Elk Grove Village (Cook)…1.9
Capone (Boone)…5.0
Medinah (Cook)…1.9
Rochelle(Ogle)..7.0
Roscoe(Winnebago)…7.0
Dixon(Lee)…5.5
Batavia(Kane)…2.7
Sublette(Lee)…6.0
DeKalb(DeKalb)…6.0
North Aurora(Kane)…3.0
Marengo(McHenry)…8.0

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