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More snow showers expected for Joliet, Will County

Weather should be sunny, clear for the rest of week

The snow in Plainfield Monday.
The snow in Plainfield Monday.

JOLIET – Scattered snow showers are expected for Tuesday, but the weather should clear up for the rest of week.

As of 3 p.m. Monday, Joliet recorded 4.7 inches of snowfall, according to the Joliet Weather Center. More snow was likely for the rest of the day with scattered snow showers and a wind chill of minus 8 degrees, National Weather Service meteorologists said.

The National Weather Service issued a hazardous outlook for northeast Illinois on Monday because of elevated excessive risk of cold and snowy weather. The same weather risks are anticipated for Tuesday.

“Be safe and use caution on the roads, even though winter weather advisories have been allowed to expire,” Jeremy Hylka, Joliet Weather Center director and lead forecaster, said in a Facebook update.

On Monday morning, the heaviest snowfall was in counties to the west of Will County, according to the National Weather Service.

Scattered snow showers will continue Tuesday morning with a chance of flurries after 1 p.m., meteorologists said. The weather will be mostly cloudy with a high near 22 degrees and wind chill as low as minus 6 degrees.

The weather will be cloudy with a chance of snow showers in Will County Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Wednesday will be mostly sunny with temperatures as high as 21 degrees. The sunny weather will continue until Saturday, when there will be a chance of rain and temperatures as high as 46 degrees.

Rain and snow are likely for Sunday.

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