Winter weather: Latest conditions and updates

By CHAT News Today

Frey said Saturday and Sunday will be cloudy, with the sun finally returning on Monday, but temperatures are expected to be in the upper 20s making it a good weekend for skiing and snowboarding. Schools across Nebraska and Iowa also closed or delayed the start of classes.

Kishwaukee College is closing at 5 p.m. tonight.

All evening programs at the North Adams Armory and skating rink are canceled.

Sunday, snow likely, mainly before 1 p.m.

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Jeffrey Monroe , 54, of Avon, Indiana, was the ride-share driver who also was killed in the crash around 4 a.m. Sunday. "This is just one of many such preventable tragedies". "The family is in shock, as you can imagine".

Pittsfield government meetings tonight are canceled. Furthermore, Rockford, South Beloit, and Beloit already have declared snow emergencies. No parking is allowed on the streets between those hours to expedite snow removal.

The storm system stretches from western Montana across the Dakotas and parts of Minnesota, Wisconsin and IL, and reaches as far east as southern MI. People should stay off the roads if possible, but if they drive they should expect delays and hazardous conditions.

Please be patient as the crew completes their work.

The Weather Channel reported that a "strung-out impulse of energy riding though a broad southward drip in the jet stream" was helping create system that almost stretched from coast-to-coast.

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Finally, as we look ahead to the aftermath and cleanup from this storm, we ask for everyone's help with sidewalk clearing. "This is the first real winter we've had in several years".

Today, a chance of flurries with a slight chance of snow showers after 7 a.m. Trash pickup is still on schedule. The northern extent of the snow will not be quite as heavy, and the duration of the event will not last as long north of the Tri-Cities.

He said the winter weather will be the result of a typical winter storm system moving into the area.

By dawn Friday, heavy snow is expected to be falling in metro Detroit, with a couple inches on the ground during the morning rush hour.

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Maimane said he was confident the City can defeat Day Zero and thanked residents for assisting in "creative and inspiring ways". The Cape Flats aquifer is on track while the Atlantis aquifer is already producing 5 million litres a day.

Authorities across IL prepared some 300 pieces of snow-fighting equipment and thousands of tons of salt for almost 16,000 miles of highways and state roads.

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