Thursday, February 21, 2013
Up to six-inches of snow predicted Thursday evening. Track the storm's path to Oak Lawn, Evergreen Park and Beverly-Mt. Greenwood using our interactive weather map.
The forecasted snow expected to hit local area on Thursday evening is anticipated to be the heaviest snowfall this winter, with up to six inches of snow accumulation predicted in some parts of the Chicago region. Evergreen Park, Oak Lawn, Beverly-Mt. Greenwood and other nearby communities can expect to see snow developing late afternoon into the early evening. Use our handy live weather map to track the storm’s path to the Southland. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory, which makes sense because it’s winter—and February. A winter weather advisory means periods of snow, sleet or freezing ran may produce hazardous road conditions and other traveling difficulties. So be prepared for slippery roads and limited …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The National Weather Service’s early morning freezing rain alert has evolved into warnings of a potential snowstorm this evening.
What began as freezing rain this morning may develop into snow showers later tonight. The National Weather Service issued a weather alert, warning of 1 to 4 inches of snow between 2 p.m. and 9 p.m., with northern Cook County seeing the heaviest accumulation. The advisory will last until midnight. The rain is expected to turn to snow beginning around 5 or 6 p.m.—"in time for the evening rush," the weather service said in the advisory. The heavy snowfall could reduce visibility to under a mile, the service warns. Drivers are also urged to use caution while driving in snowy weather, as road conditions are likely to become hazardous.
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Sleet hitting the frozen ground could create iced-over roads and walks, and ice accumulation could break tree limbs and down power lines, the forecast says.
Saturday, January 26
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm alert for sleet and ice that will begin falling Sunday morning and not let up till late Sunday night. The good news is that warming temperatures will convert the freezing condensation to rain overnight, and thus shouldn't endanger people driving to work Monday, according to the forecast issued at 10:30 a.m. today. However, before that happens, the potential for "significant" ice accumulations will make driving conditions difficult and present the potential for breaking tree limbs and downed power lines, the forecast said. "Pavement and soil temperatures are below freezing so any liquid precipitation will likely freeze on contace and result in very icy and dangerous travele conditions …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Evergreen Park and the surrounding Chicago area until 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Updated at 2:55 p.m. As gusty winds may cause small branches and loose objects to blow around, the NWS urges residents to seek shelter in a sturdy structure until the storm has passed. Updated at 2:45 p.m. The National Weather Service says that its doppler radar indicated a strong thunderstorm near Crestwood, moving east at 20 miles per hour. Winds up to 50 miles per hour are possible with this storm. The storm may effect nearby towns including, Worth, Chicago Ridge, Palos Hills, Orland Park, Hickory Hills, Tinley Park, Willow Springs, Crestwood and Oak Forest. ---------- As the village continues to face high temperatures, a cool-down could come in the form of thunderstorms this evening. The National Weather Service has issued a severe …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory that will be in effect until 10 p.m.
As the temperature climbs to dangerously high numbers this week, the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Evergreen Park and the entire Chicago area. According to the NWS, the heat advisory will remain in effect until 10 p.m. Tuesday evening. Temperatures will slowly fall through the low 90's and eventually into the mid to upper 70's. Additionally, the NWS has issued a hazardous weather outlook for the area, saying that heat indices will reach up to between 105 and 110 degrees, and rain could be on the way. There is a 30 percent chance of scattered thunderstorms, mainly after 1 a.m., then after 10 p.m. Wednesday. The heat index may fall from the 100 and 105 range into the upper 90s through this evening, according to the …
Since the weather is expected to climb to high temperatures this week, Patch would like to make sure you know how to identify heat disorders and how you should treat them.
Summer is in full effect, and Evergreen Park has not been exempt from the hot Chicago area season. Temperatures are expected to reach triple-digit levels during the season, so we want to make life ridiculously easy for you by helping you identify heat-related illnesses with information courtesy of the National Weather Service. The Hamilton B. Maher Community Center, 3450 W 97th St, is serving as the village's cooling center until the temperature cools down. Residents may visit between 8 a.m.-10 p.m. this week. Follow Evergreen Park Patch on Twitter and like us on Facebook for more frequent updates.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch and a heat advisory for Evergreen Park and other towns in the Chicago area. There's also a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Brace yourselves. We're in for excessively hot weather that will break the 100-degree threshold through the end of the week. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued an excessive heat watch and a heat advisory for the Chicago area Through Thursday evening. The heat advisory is through 7 a.m. Wednesday, while the excessive heat watch remains in effect through Thursday evening. Sign up for our daily newsletter and breaking news alerts to stay updated on the latest Evergreen Park information. On Wednesday and Thursday, temperatures are expected to reach or surpass 100 degrees with a low near 80 degrees. Heat indices are likely to peak near 105 degrees and may reach 110 on Thursday. There's also a 30 percent chance that thunderstorms may …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Evergreen Park and the surrounding municipalities for Thursday from noon until 8 p.m.
Temperatures are expected to rise up to between 100 and 105 degrees tomorrow during one of the hottest days of the year yet. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for northern Illinois and northwestern Indiana on Thursday, June 28, from noon until 8 p.m. Humidity will cause the heat index to peak to as high as 110 degrees. Prolonged exposure to the heat may be dangerous if proper precautions aren't taken. The National Weather Service suggests taking the following precautions: To reduce the risk of heat-related conditions, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration suggests scheduling frequent rest breaks in air-conditioned or shaded areas. If anyone is overcome by heat, they should be moved to a cool and shaded …
Sunday, May 6, 2012
The National Weather Service has a flash flood watch in effect for Cook and Will counties, as well as a hazardous weather outlook through Monday morning.
People near streams and creeks, as well as those living in low lying areas in Evergreen Park, should keep watch for flash floods. The National Weather Service has put a flood watch in effect for Cook and Will counties, as well as other northern Illinois areas, until Monday morning, as of 11:40 a.m. Sunday. The NWS reports: SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE VERY HEAVY RAINFALL WITH STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES PROBABLE...AND ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. FLOODING OF CREEKS...STREAMS...LOW LYING AREAS...ROADS...AND URBANIZED AREAS IS POSSIBLE IF THESE RAINFALL AMOUNTS MATERIALIZE. Rain is expected to continue through the night until Monday morning. A moist air mass in the air has led to an atmosphere that is “…
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Evergreen Park and other surrounding towns are under a flood watch, according to the National Weather Service.
As thunderstorms continue to drench Evergreen Park, the National Weather Service placed the area and other surrounding towns under a flood watch. The NWS has issued a flash flood watch for northwestern Lake and southern Cook Counties, effective 11:05 p.m. Thursday until 4 a.m. Friday. Earlier Thursday evening, the NWS said the area could accumulate between two and three inches of rain in portions of the area. Nearby Oak Lawn, Blue Island, Palos Park and Midlothian may experience flooding. The National Weather Services reminds residents to be especially cautious at night when visibility is limited, and it's harder to recognize any flooding. The service encourages to move to a higher ground if you recognize flooding and not enter the water…