Winter weather advisory issued for Kane County

Published: Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 12:30 p.m. CDT

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Kane County, which will be in effect from 4 p.m. today through 10 a.m. Wednesday. The advisory calls for snow, which "will cause primarily travel difficulties."

The forecast calls for 3 to 6 inches of snow through Wednesday morning, with more accumulation possible on Wednesday afternoon.

The advisory states that "snow will develop late this afternoon and continue at times tonight into Wednesday morning."

"Be prepared for snow-covered roads and limited visibilities … and use caution while driving," the advisory states.

The forecast calls for wind chills as low as -5 today. The chance of precipitation tonight is listed at 100 percent. On Wednesday, the forecast calls for an additional 2 inches of snow during the day and another inch at night. Snow also is in the forecast for Thursday.

Cold weather is likely to remain, with high temperatures of 21 on Wednesday, 18 on Thursday and 15 on Friday. By Saturday, the forecast high rises to 30, but Sunday's forecast high is 19, and Monday's is 6.

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