National Weather Service

Illinois
6:30 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Boosting Your Winter Vocabulary

Graupel

Northern Illinois is experiencing a brief warm-up this week. But it still seems there is no end in sight to the brutal winter that has pummeled the region. Despite the inconveniences, the endless cycle of snow and cold temperatures has brought some seldom used weather terms to the surface.

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Thursday 8 PM - Friday 6 PM
6:54 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Five To Seven Inches Of Snow On The Way

Friday morning's forecast map
Credit National Weather Service

Are you ready for the latest round of shoveling? A winter weather advisory for northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin is in effect through 6:00 Friday evening.

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