Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Look for snow in Park Forest Wednesday afternoon through Thursday at noon. Right now, the National Weather Service has us looking at approximately 3-5 inches of new snowfall. Schools may be delayed Thursday but the call to cancel schools, if that happens, likely will not come until the pre-dawn hours on the penultimate day of the week.
The forecast for Wednesday shows snow, mainly after 1 pm, with a high near 35. The wind will blow south at 5 to 15 mph.
The chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch is possible.
Wednesday night calls for more snow with a low around 25. The wind will continue blowing to the south at 5 to 10 mph becoming a north northwest wind in the evening.
Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
The chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches is possible.
Thursday temperatures will plunge. Snow will fall mainly before noon with a high near 27.
The wind chill values Thursday will be as low as 1. Conditions will be blustery with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, gusts as high as 30 mph. The chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch is possible.
Thursday night comes the deep freeze when it will be mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. A northwest wind will blow 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.