Friday, April 19, 2013
A flood warning remains in effect for McHenry County.
Officials have announced various road closures today in the area because of flooding. As of 11 a.m. on Saturday, the following roads in Algonquin were closed due to water on pavement: Cornish Park remains closed to the public. As of 6:30 a.m. Saturday morning, River Road is closed between Charles J. Miller Road and Lily Lake Road in McHenry due to flooding and overnight ice, according to the McHenry County Sheriff's Office. The area is open to local traffic only and will be closed until further notice, according to the sheriff's office. ----------- The village of Algonquin is continuing to urge motorists Friday to avoid the area surrounding downtown Algonquin due to flooding on roads adjacent to the Fox River, according to a press …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
A winter storm warning is in effect for McHenry County through 6 a.m. Wednesday.
Like" Algonquin-LITH Patch on Facebook | Get daily updates and breaking news alerts with our newsletter | Start a blog It could be a treacherous commute for many taking to area roads this evening. Roadway conditions continue to worsen as heavy snow falls and strong winds whip through the area. A winter storm warning is in effect through 6 a.m. Wednesday for McHenry County. As of 2:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, 5.5 inches of snow had fallen in Bull Valley in McHenry County with 2.1 inches of snow falling in one hour, according to the National Weather Service. As much as four inches of snow has been reported in Elgin, according to Tom Sklling's Facebook page. Motorists were reporting white-out and blizzard conditions as well as snow-covered …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Winter Storm Nemo left four to six inches of snow in much of McHenry County.
Area roadways should be in much better condition this morning. The Illinois Department of Transportation is reporting all major highways are clear of ice and snow out in the northwest suburbs with some patches of ice and snow closer to Chicago. It was a different story last night. Heavy snow dropped up to 9.5 inches in Zion and four to six inches of snow in McHenry County Thursday evening and night creating treacherous driving conditions. "If you must travel, please be patient," according to a sheriff's office statement Thursday night. "If you do not need to travel, please stay home." No area school districts were reporting closings as of 7 a.m. Friday. Judson University in Elgin, the McHenry Public Library District and The Goddard …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Are the roads covered with ice or snow? Check out the road conditions - and stay safe out there!
The Illinois Department of Transportation offers the latest road conditions on its website. Be sure to take a look before you venture out!
Friday, January 20, 2012
Stay up to date on weather advisories, closures and road conditions.
The following links should keep you up-to-date on closures, road conditions and weather advisories: Do you know of any other websites that you check regularly during winter weather or storms? Let us know by commenting below! Source: McHenry County Sheriff's Department press release
Thursday, January 19, 2012
A press release from the Illinois Tollway.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
The Illinois Tollway is preparing to mobilize its full fleet of 183 snowplows in response to the snowfall expected to begin on Friday and continue into Saturday morning, making travel safer and easier for customers on the 286-mile system of roads serving 12 counties in Northern Illinois. "The Illinois Tollway is ready to put our snow removal plans into action as soon as the snow hits the pavement," said Illinois Tollway Executive Director Kristi Lafleur. "The safety of our customers is our top priority, and we are well-prepared to respond to the snowfall expected throughout the day tomorrow." The Illinois Tollway's Snow Operations Center will open in the early hours on Friday morning, January 20, and the Tollway will have a full …