Forecast: Massive Winter Storm With Frigid Temps Coming Saturday
As if last week's storm wasn't enough, another massive storm with frigid temperatures is reportedly headed our way on Saturday. According to Accuweather, a huge storm covering the Central Plains to the Great Lakes will blanket the region with harsh winter weather. They are saying that this will be the worst storm so far this year, with freezing and really dangerous temperatures. We are looking at heavy precipitation, a blast of bitterly cold air and strong winds.
It's gonna be pretty rough according to the report, they are already asking anyone that might be flying in or out of O'Hare to try to come in early or reschedule your flight. For Chicago, they are expecting moderate to heavy snowfall. On Sunday they say that temps will dip into the negative digits with real feel temps into the -10 to -20 range. Wind gusts will range from 30 to 45 miles per hour and with the cold wind flowing we are expected to get some snow as well.
If you do have plans this weekend, you might want to reschedule or make sure you have a cold weather kit in your vehicle just in case you get caught out in the storm. They are expecting this to be the worst winter storm of 2019 so far.