URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OF CHICAGO.
National Weather Service Chicago, IL.12:27 PM CST Thursday February 8, 2018
...Long Duration Snow Event Likely This Evening through Friday Evening...
12:27 PM CST Thursday February 8, 2018
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 PM CST FRIDAY...
* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Travel will be very difficult to impossible at times, including during the morning commute on Friday. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 14 inches, with localized higher amounts are expected.
* WHERE...Portions of northwest Indiana and northeast Illinois.
* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 9 PM CST Friday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times.
A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.