Published: Sat, February 10, 2018
World | By Paul Elliott

Another winter storm forecast for Alberta Wednesday: Environment Canada

Another winter storm forecast for Alberta Wednesday: Environment Canada

Estimated accumulation in Woodstock exceeded six inches, Romeoville exceeded four inches and St. Charles received 4.5 inches.

As of 7:30 a.m. this morning, Highway 11 on both sides of the QEII are considered to be "partly covered" with snow and-or ice, according to reports from Alberta Transportation.

Most school districts cancelled classes on Friday before any snow started falling, including the Chicago Public Schools.

Just below is the radar forecast for this afternoon and tonight.

They warned of a snow system moving in overnight and sure enough, morning commuters awoke to what could be the biggest winter storm of the season.

A Winter Storm Warning was issued for areas near Hagerstown and further west into the afternoon. Its good powdery snow, ” Frey said. Eight inches were reported in parts of northern IL and in New Carlisle in northern Indiana.

The Winter Weather Advisory for Genesee and Orleans counties was canceled on Wednesday afternoon.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel told a press conference on Friday morning that all city departments are working hard to deal with the severe winter weather, and that safety is always the priority.

I will say that the Saginaw area and the Thumb will probably stay in significant snow several more hours, pushing total snow amounts to two or three inches more than I earlier forecast.

Hank Stawasz was out shoveling his driveway by hand, clearing a path for the retiree to exit his home in the Detroit suburb of Livonia. I think there will be some isolated higher amounts near a foot as well. Court closings were reported in Chicago and Detroit, and driver's license offices were shut in the Chicago area. A second long swath of snow is expected to spread from the Rockies and Plains to the Midwest and Northeast over the weekend, TWC said.

Schools in Detroit shut for the day along with Wayne State University in Detroit and other schools across MI in the path of the storm.

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