Wicked Weather on the Way
Three to five inches of snow, dangerous wind chills predicted for Friday.
More cold, snowy weather is headed this way, according to the National Weather Service, which is predicting light snow beginning Thursday morning, with more of the white stuff accumulating tonight and tomorrow.
Thursday night, temperatures could drop to 3 degrees, with a wind chill of -7 degrees.
A winter storm watch will be in effect from Friday morning through Friday eveing, with an additional 3- to 5-inches of snow possible. The temperature is likely to drop to 16 degrees by evening. Subzero wind chill values as cold as -3 are possible, according to the National Weather Service.
Before you start your Thursday evening commute, check Patch’s live traffic map for delays, and visit the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Getting Around Illinois website for information on road conditions.
On Friday, to help local crews as they plow the streets, remember that whenever 2 or more inches of snow is predicted, the village’s parking ban is in effect.
There are also several warming centers in the village for residents without heat. They are are located at Oswego Village Hall, Oswego Presbyterian Church, Oswego Senior Center, Oswego Public Library, the Civic Center, Boulder Point Center, Prairie Point Center and South Point Center
For updates of any possible delays, closings or cancellations, keep visiting the Oswego Patch home page throughout the day. And leave your own tips and information about dangerous road conditions or accidents in the area by posting on our Facebook