January 18th Snowfall Totals

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Elements of Saturday's Snowfall

This event was driven by a strong Alberta Clipper.  For more on these types of systems, see here.


Fast Facts

  • The 2.4" observed at Chicago O'Hare Airport officially pushed Chicago over their normal snowfall for an entire season!  The total after the January 18th event stood at 38.9", while the 30 year normal is 36.7".


Snowfall Maps

Local Snowfall

 

Regional 48-hour Snowfall Map of Jan 17-18

Regional Snowfall Map

Other Maps:   NWS Cooperative Observers   |    CoCoRaHS  (kml)


Snowfall Reports 

Chicago (O'Hare):  2.4"

Rockford:  2.4"

Romeoville:  2.2"

Volunteer Observers:

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
1020 AM CST SUN JAN 19 2014

...MORNING SNOWFALL ROUNDUP...

   THE FOLLOWING ARE SNOW AMOUNTS FOR THE PREVIOUS 24-HOURS.
   OBSERVATIONS ARE USUALLY TAKEN AT 7 AM AND ARE FROM
   VOLUNTEER OBSERVERS IN THE NWS COOPERATIVE OBSERVER
   PROGRAM...COCORAHS NETWORK...AND THE CHICAGO AREA SNOW
   TEAM.

   24-HOUR SNOWFALL AMOUNTS FOR SUNDAY(01/19/14)...


NORTHERN ILLINOIS                              SNOW
  LOCATION (COUNTY):                           FALL(INCHES)

  STREATOR (LIVINGSTON).........................7.0
  MARSEILLES 6WNW (LA SALLE)....................6.0
  MOMENCE (KANKAKEE)............................6.0
  OTTAWA 1NW (LA SALLE).........................5.5
  SHERIDAN 3SSE (LA SALLE)......................5.2
  DWIGHT (LIVINGSTON)...........................5.0
  MAZON 0.5ENE (GRUNDY).........................5.0
  ASHKUM 5.6E (IROQUOIS)........................5.0
  MENDOTA 2SE (LA SALLE)........................5.0
  WILMINGTON 3SE (WILL).........................5.0
  OTTAWA (LA SALLE).............................5.0
  PONTIAC (LIVINGSTON)..........................5.0
  LA SALLE (LA SALLE)...........................4.7
  COAL CITY 4NNW (GRUNDY).......................4.6
  CARBON HILL 3.1N (GRUNDY).....................4.6
  BOURBONNAIS (KANKAKEE)........................4.5
  STREATOR 4ENE (LA SALLE)......................4.5
  PEOTONE (WILL)................................4.2
  PEOTONE (WILL)................................4.2
  ASHTON (LEE)..................................4.1
  EARLVILLE 3S (LA SALLE).......................4.0
  MINOOKA (GRUNDY)..............................4.0
  WATSEKA (IROQUOIS)............................4.0
  MARSEILLES 3NW (LA SALLE).....................3.8
  ST ANNE (KANKAKEE)............................3.8
  YORKVILLE 2SE (KENDALL).......................3.8
  MORRIS 6ESE (GRUNDY)..........................3.5
  BONFIELD 4WSW (KANKAKEE)......................3.5
  CRETE 3E (WILL)...............................3.5
  DIXON 2SW (LEE)...............................3.4
  PLAINFIELD 5SW (KENDALL)......................3.3
  WOODSTOCK 2WSW (MCHENRY)......................3.3
  WOODSTOCK (MCHENRY)...........................3.3
  PEOTONE (WILL)................................3.2
  PAW PAW (LEE).................................3.1
  CHATSWORTH (LIVINGSTON).......................3.0
  ELBURN (KANE).................................3.0
  ORLAND HILLS 1SE (COOK).......................3.0
  KANKAKEE 3SE (KANKAKEE).......................3.0
  ST. CHARLES (KANE)............................3.0
  CHATSWORTH (LIVINGSTON).......................3.0
  PAXTON (FORD).................................3.0
  BEECHER (WILL)................................2.9
  SCHAUMBURG  2E (COOK).........................2.7
  MENDOTA (LA SALLE)............................2.7
  SCHAUMBURG 3WSW (COOK)........................2.6
  HARWOOD HEIGHTS 2NNE (COOK)...................2.6
  BULL VALLEY 2WNW (MCHENRY)....................2.6
  LOCKPORT 1SE (WILL)...........................2.6
  ROCKTON 1ESE (WINNEBAGO)......................2.6
  OAK PARK 2S (COOK)............................2.5
  PALOS PARK 1SW (COOK).........................2.5
  BARTLETT 1SSE (DU PAGE).......................2.5
  BYRON 3N (OGLE)...............................2.5
  HOMER GLEN 1ENE (WILL)........................2.5
  NEW LENOX 2SE (WILL)..........................2.5
  MACHESNEY PARK 3ENE (WINNEBAGO)...............2.5
  JOLIET LOCK/DAM (WILL)........................2.5
  PLAINFIELD (WILL).............................2.5
  WILLOWBROOK (DU PAGE).........................2.4
  BARRINGTON (LAKE).............................2.4
  GENOA (DE KALB)...............................2.4
  WINNETKA 1ESE (COOK)..........................2.4
  BURR RIDGE 2SW (DU PAGE)......................2.4
  MANHATTAN 5ENE (WILL).........................2.4
  ROSCOE 2ESE (WINNEBAGO).......................2.4
  ROCKFORD 3NE (WINNEBAGO)......................2.4
  JOLIET 2N (WILL)..............................2.4
  MANHATTAN (WILL)..............................2.4
  ROCKFORD (WINNEBAGO)..........................2.4
  ROSCOE 2SE (WINNEBAGO)........................2.4
  OAK LAWN (COOK)...............................2.3
  CHICAGO 6ESE (COOK)...........................2.3
  INVERNESS 2S (COOK)...........................2.3
  CHICAGO RIDGE (COOK)..........................2.3
  ELK GROVE VILLAGE 2WSW (COOK).................2.3
  HIGHWOOD 1S (LAKE)............................2.3
  ALGONQUIN 1N (MCHENRY)........................2.3
  PLAINFIELD 1SW (WILL).........................2.3
  OHARE (COOK)..................................2.3
  ELK GROVE VILLAGE 1ESE (COOK).................2.2
  WATSEKA 6.9WNW (IROQUOIS).....................2.2
  ORLAND PARK 5WNW (WILL).......................2.2
  NEW LENOX 3E (WILL)...........................2.2
  ROMEOVILLE (WILL).............................2.2
  DOWNERS GROVE (DU PAGE).......................2.1
  CAPRON (BOONE)................................2.1
  LINCOLNWOOD 2E (COOK).........................2.1
  BUFFALO GROVE 2N (LAKE).......................2.1
  RIVERWOODS (LAKE).............................2.1
  LAKE ZURICH (LAKE)............................2.1
  MIDWAY COOP (COOK)............................2.1
  AURORA (KANE).................................2.0
  BOTANIC GARDENS (COOK)........................2.0
  DOWNERS GROVE 2SE (DU PAGE)...................2.0
  LISLE (DU PAGE)...............................2.0
  OSWEGO 5SSE (KENDALL).........................2.0
  NORTH AURORA 2NE (KANE).......................2.0
  GENEVA 1SSW (KANE)............................2.0
  ROCKFORD 1NW (WINNEBAGO)......................2.0
  MONEE (WILL)..................................2.0
  OAK BROOK (DU PAGE)...........................2.0
  ELGIN (KANE)..................................1.9
  WORTH (COOK)..................................1.9
  LA GRANGE PARK 1SSW (COOK)....................1.9
  WESTMONT 1SSE (DU PAGE).......................1.9
  YORKVILLE 1NE (KENDALL).......................1.9
  MUNDELEIN (LAKE)..............................1.9
  MALTA (DE KALB)...............................1.8
  AURORA 4SE (DU PAGE)..........................1.8
  BOLINGBROOK 3NE (DU PAGE).....................1.8
  ST. CHARLES 6NW (KANE)........................1.8
  WESTMONT (DU PAGE)............................1.8
  WOODSTOCK 5NW (MCHENRY).......................1.8
  LOMBARD 1NNW (DU PAGE)........................1.7
  FAIRBURY (LIVINGSTON).........................1.6
  YORKVILLE 1W (KENDALL)........................1.6
  MILFORD (IROQUOIS)............................1.6
  DE KALB (DE KALB).............................1.5
  ELGIN (KANE)..................................1.5
  COUNTRYSIDE 1ENE (COOK).......................1.5
  COUNTRYSIDE 1NNE (COOK).......................1.5
  ELGIN 1S (KANE)...............................1.5
  BATAVIA 2WNW (KANE)...........................1.5
  GENEVA 2WSW (KANE)............................1.5
  ELGIN 2W (KANE)...............................1.5
  ROCHELLE (OGLE)...............................1.5
  WINFIELD (DU PAGE)............................1.5
  BATAVIA (KANE)................................1.4
  WONDER LAKE 1WNW (MCHENRY)....................1.4
  SPRING GROVE 2N (MCHENRY).....................1.4
  GLEN ELLYN 2SSE (DU PAGE).....................1.3
  STEWARD (LEE).................................1.2
  CORTLAND (DE KALB)............................0.9
  BEACH PARK 1W (LAKE)..........................0.9
  WAUKEGAN 2N (LAKE)............................0.8
  LAKE VILLA 1SSW (LAKE)........................0.7

NORTHWEST INDIANA                              SNOW
  LOCATION (COUNTY):                           FALL(INCHES)

  RENSSELAER 2SSW (JASPER)......................5.5
  REMINGTON (JASPER)............................5.3
  REMINGTON (JASPER)............................4.7
  MOROCCO (NEWTON)..............................4.0
  RENSSELAER (JASPER)...........................3.3
  WHEATFIELD 3S (JASPER)........................3.2
  DE MOTTE 1NNW (JASPER)........................3.0
  DE MOTTE 1SSW (JASPER)........................3.0
  DE MOTTE 4SW (JASPER).........................3.0
  HEBRON 4NE (PORTER)...........................2.8
  LAKES OF THE FOUR SEASONS 2NNE (PORTER).......2.6
  DE MOTTE 6S (JASPER)..........................2.5
  VALPARAISO 6SSW (PORTER)......................2.5
  VALPARAISO 6WSW (PORTER)......................2.5
  SCHERERVILLE (LAKE)...........................2.2
  VALPARAISO 2N (PORTER)........................2.1
  (W9OPR)WHEATFIELD 1ENE (JASPER)...............2.0
  CROWN POINT 1N (LAKE).........................2.0
  VALPARAISO 5NNE (PORTER)......................2.0
  VALPARAISO 1SE (PORTER).......................1.8
  VALPARAISO 1NNW (PORTER)......................1.8
  PORTAGE 1ESE (PORTER).........................1.7
  CROWN POINT 2WSW (LAKE).......................1.5

Other Reports:

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
336 PM CST SUN JAN 19 2014

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0330 PM     SNOW             MENDOTA                 41.55N 89.12W
01/18/2014  M5.4 INCH        LA SALLE           IL   PUBLIC

0422 PM     SNOW             SUBLETTE                41.64N 89.23W
01/18/2014  E4.8 INCH        LEE                IL   PUBLIC

0431 PM     SNOW             W ROCKFORD              42.27N 89.06W
01/18/2014  M2.3 INCH        WINNEBAGO          IL   BROADCAST MEDIA

            REPORT FROM WREX-TV STUDIOS.

0553 PM     SNOW             DIXON                   41.85N 89.48W
01/18/2014  M3.8 INCH        LEE                IL   PUBLIC

            RELAYED BY WTVO ROCKFORD.

0600 PM     SNOW             DOWNERS GROVE           41.80N 88.02W
01/18/2014  M2.1 INCH        DUPAGE             IL   PUBLIC

            STORM TOTAL.

0600 PM     SNOW             HAWTHORN WOODS          42.22N 88.06W
01/18/2014  M1.5 INCH        LAKE               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            FROM LAKE COUNTY SKYWARN.

0600 PM     SNOW             3 SW MIDWAY AIRPORT     41.75N 87.79W
01/18/2014  M2.1 INCH        COOK               IL   CO-OP OBSERVER

            STORM TOTAL. 3 INCHES ON THE GROUND.

0607 PM     SNOW             MELROSE PARK            41.90N 87.86W
01/18/2014  M2.0 INCH        COOK               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SNOW CONTINUES TO FALL.

0612 PM     SNOW             5 NW KANKAKEE           41.17N 87.93W
01/18/2014  M4.2 INCH        KANKAKEE           IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            STORM TOTAL.

0615 PM     SNOW             NORTHBROOK              42.13N 87.83W
01/18/2014  M2.3 INCH        COOK               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            FROM LAKE COUNTY SKYWARN.

0616 PM     SNOW             2 N JOLIET              41.56N 88.12W
01/18/2014  M2.4 INCH        WILL               IL   NWS EMPLOYEE

0625 PM     SNOW             PEOTONE                 41.33N 87.80W
01/18/2014  M4.2 INCH        WILL               IL   CO-OP OBSERVER

            LIQUID EQUIVALENT 0.22.

0630 PM     SNOW             HOMEWOOD                41.56N 87.66W
01/18/2014  M2.3 INCH        COOK               IL   COCORAHS

            STORM TOTAL.

0630 PM     SNOW             HIGHWOOD                42.21N 87.81W
01/18/2014  M2.3 INCH        LAKE               IL   COCORAHS

0632 PM     SNOW             BELVIDERE               42.25N 88.85W
01/18/2014  M2.4 INCH        BOONE              IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            STORM TOTAL.

0635 PM     SNOW             WOODSTOCK               42.31N 88.44W
01/18/2014  M3.3 INCH        MCHENRY            IL   CO-OP OBSERVER

            SNOW HAS STOPPED.

0643 PM     SNOW             CRYSTAL LAKE            42.23N 88.33W
01/18/2014  M3.1 INCH        MCHENRY            IL   CO-OP OBSERVER

            STORM TOTAL. SNOW HAS STOPPED.

0730 PM     SNOW             BOURBONNAIS             41.16N 87.88W
01/18/2014  M4.5 INCH        KANKAKEE           IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SNOWFALL SINCE 7 AM.

0749 PM     SNOW             OAK BROOK               41.84N 87.95W
01/18/2014  M2.0 INCH        DUPAGE             IL   CO-OP OBSERVER

            0.11 LIQUID EQUIVALENT. STORM TOTAL.

0800 PM     SNOW             HARWOOD HEIGHTS         41.97N 87.81W
01/18/2014  M2.6 INCH        COOK               IL   COCORAHS

            LIQUID EQUIVALENT 0.14.

0900 PM     SNOW             POLO                    41.98N 89.58W
01/18/2014  E3.9 INCH        OGLE               IL   CO-OP OBSERVER

            STORM TOTAL.

1010 PM     SNOW             CHESTERTON              41.60N 87.06W
01/18/2014  M1.5 INCH        PORTER             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            STORM TOTAL.

1200 AM     SNOW             ROMEOVILLE              41.65N 88.09W
01/19/2014  M2.2 INCH        WILL               IL   OFFICIAL NWS OBS

            0.11 LIQUID EQUIVALENT.

1200 AM     SNOW             OHARE AIRPORT           41.98N 87.90W
01/19/2014  M2.4 INCH        COOK               IL   OFFICIAL NWS OBS

            0.12 LIQUID EQUIVALENT.

1200 AM     SNOW             ROCKFORD AIRPORT        42.20N 89.10W
01/19/2014  M2.4 INCH        WINNEBAGO          IL   OFFICIAL NWS OBS

            0.22 LIQUID EQUIVALENT


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