Monday, May 20, 2013
Large hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes are all possible, according to a the National Weather Service.
Serious storms may be headed our way, warns the National Weather Service. The storm system that dropped large hail and tornadoes on parts of Iowa, Kansas and Oklahoma is now headed toward Illinois. The National Weather Service has placed most of Illinois—including Will and Cook County—in the "slight risk" category for severe weather on Monday and Tuesday. The main threats on both days consist of damaging winds and large hail. The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center noted in its technical discussions that isolated tornadoes are also possible on Monday and Tuesday. "The most violent storms will ignite during the afternoon and evening hours as daytime heating causes instability," Accuweather.com Meteorologist Meghan Evans …
Monday, March 4, 2013
Several area schools have announced closings for Tuesday, March 5. Stay tuned for updates as more information becomes available.
Updated, March 5, 9:30 a.m. Several Tinley Park schools have already announced plans to close Tuesday ahead of what could be the year's largest snowfall. Tinley Park High School, Faith Christian Preschool, St. Coletta's, Kennedy Job Training Center, Trinity Lutheran, Southwest Chicago Christian High School, and Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Institute will be closed; Lewis University's Tinley campus will open late, at 10 a.m. Districts 146, 140 and 230 are also closed. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning that is in effect from 3 a.m. to midnight on Tuesday. Light snow is expected tonight and will become heavier Tuesday morning and throughout the day. We can expect as much as seven to 10 inches, according to the …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Three to six inches of snow accumulation are expected, according to a hazardous weather outlook from the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service in Chicago issued a hazardous weather warning for throughout Friday morning. Three to six inches of snow is expected to fall throughout Friday morning, as well as potential lightning. The precipitation could turn to freezing rain by dawn Friday for areas along and south of I-80. Increased wind speeds may cause blowing snow and decreased visibility, so drivers are urged to use caution on the road, especially during the Friday morning commute. This winter weather advisory runs until 6 p.m. Friday. Two Ways to Stay Connected to Tinley Park Patch:
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 …
Monday, January 21, 2013
Bring it, winter. Tinley Park is ready and waiting to help residents through a cold snap.
Tinley Park residents needing help and a warm place during winter's coming blast of bitter cold have nearby options. A cold snap bringing with it wind chills of -15 to -25 degrees could endanger residents who haven't taken proper precaution, warns the National Weather Service. Tinley Park's Senior Center, 17355 S. 68th Court, will serve as a primary warming shelter, with a secondary location at the Tinley Park Police Department. Additional fire department staff will be available to address any cold-related emergencies, according to Pat Carr, Director of Tinley Park Emergency Management Agency and 911 Command Center. Residents with cold-related issues, or in need of the warming center should call 708-532-9111. Want the latest in Tinley …
Wind chills could plummet to 15 to 25 degrees below zero, the National Weather Service warns. NWS issued a Wind Chill Advisory for Cook and Will counties from 6 p.m. Jan. 21 to 10 a.m. Jan. 22.
Residents in Cook and Will counties, bundle up or hunker down Monday and overnight, as the National Weather Service warns of wind chills that could hit 15 to 25 degrees below zero. The advisory is in place from 6 p.m. Jan. 21 until 10 a.m. Jan. 22. The National Weather Service cautions residents to dress properly for the weather, including coats, hats and gloves. The extreme wind chills could result in hypothermia or frostbite if proper precautions are not taken. Want more news delivered directly to your inbox every morning? Then sign up for Patch's daily newsletter.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Sunday began with powerful wind gusts in the morning and early afternoon, followed by rain in the evening and the possibility of light snow by nighttime. Tell us how these conditions affected you and share photos of any damage.
Just about every type of weather condition hit Tinley Park on Sunday. If you didn't like the weather in the village, you really could just wait a minute or two to see if the new forecast was more to your liking. READ: One Hospitalized, Three Treated by Paramedics at Veterans Day Ceremony Warm temperatures and strong wind gusts around 50 mph started off the day. That was followed by rain in the late afternoon. And with temperatures dropping, the National Weather Service is predicting that the area could see some light snow (no accumulation) as we move into Monday. The weather already has taken caused some nasty business around Tinley Park. ComEd says that nearby communities suffered wind-caused power outages, and firefighters from the …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Gusts could reach 60 mph Tuesday as Tinley Park and the area feel the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
- Joe Vince
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
High wind gusts caused by Hurricane Sandy have put Tinley Park and the rest of the area under a wind advisory from the National Weather Service until 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30. Gusts could reach 60 mph, with sustained wind speeds around 35 mph, according to the weather agency. The strongest winds will be along the lakeshore in Chicago. In an email sent to residents, the Tinley Park Emergency Management Agency also warned residents that they should take precautions during the advisory, securing Halloween decorations and other outdoor items they aren't blown away by gusts and cause damage or injury. Drivers along east-west highways, such as I-80, should also be careful, especially if they have high vehicles, the email stated. BREAST CANCER …
Sunday, October 14, 2012
A severe storm system that developed in the area has left some residents without power and poured down heavy rain and hail. Find out how the sudden storm affected some residents.
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- Joe Vince
Sunday, October 14, 2012
UPDATED: 12:50 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15 A severe thunderstorm devleoped quickly around Tinley Park and moved through just as fast Sunday, Oct. 14, carrying with it high winds and hail in some parts, according to weather reports. Currently, the village and most of the area are under a wind advisory until 7 p.m. from the National Weather Service. Southwest winds will hit speeds around 25 to 35 mph and could top out at 50 mph, according to the advisory. The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for the area after Doppler radar showed thunderstorms developing in the Tinley Park area. The severe weather included heavy rain, hail, thunder and strong winds. Some readers have reported power outages around the village, and ComEd…