Monday, 18 June, 2018

Sioux City in Winter Weather Advisory beginning 3 pm Thursday

Between 25 and 35 centimetres of snow is expected to fall in southern Alberta between Wednesday and Friday according to a weather alert from Environment Canada issued Tuesday afternoon Winter snow warnings blanket southern Alberta
Grady Vargas | 12 February, 2018, 02:07

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. If the heavy band of snow shifts South we could still see 5 inches of snow or so.

By day's end Friday, between 6-10 inches of snow is possible along I-94.

Chicago Public Schools and hundreds of other schools in the region all closed Friday because of the storm, and Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Chicago Midway International Airport announced that cancelation of hundreds of flights, per the Tribune.

Kieran Sheridan, chief operating officer for the Chicago Department of Aviation, said in a Friday press conference that the city's airports were "well-prepared". It's going to be heavy, wet snow.

Airlines like United and American are even letting passengers change their flights without penalties.

In addition, transportation departments in IL and in dispatched fleets of snowplows and salt trucks as the region braced for up to a foot of snow. North towns along US-36 could see some snow as early as Saturday morning.

Winter Storm Liam has been dropping rain, ice, and snow from Texas to OH over the past day. Southwest said waiving that procedure would free up fliers to move travel to avoid the storm.

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"We have our shovels, we have our potassium for the sidewalks", Pam Smith told CNN affiliate WGN.

"Travel will be risky and almost impossible", the service said, warning that ice may cause widespread power outages.

State Department of Transportation snow and ice operations will be deployed as conditions necessitate. The city won't hit the side streets in full force until after the snow stops.

During heavy snow and traffic visibility will drop to zero at times.

"The kids couldn't wait to get out today", she said.

Thursday Afternoon into Friday Morning.A stronger weather system will impact the state Thursday afternoon into Friday morning. Remember, this map is subject to some adjustment, so be sure to check back often for the latest information. "Honestly it was a workout just getting to the gym", he said.

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