Mother Nature Celebrates St. Patrick's Day With Snow - NBC Chicago

Mother Nature Celebrates St. Patrick's Day With Snow

Nearly five inches of snow have fallen in some locations



    Sunday Morning Forecast

     What does St. Patrick's Day hold in store? NBC 5 Storm Team Meteorologist Pete Sack has the answer in today's forecast. 

    (Published Sunday, March 17, 2019)

    Mother Nature is not in a festive mood for St. Patrick’s Day, as snow coated the south suburbs on Sunday morning.

    The snow, which was primarily confined to areas south of Interstate 80, came down heavily at times in the overnight hours and into the morning on Sunday, with some locations getting as much as four inches of the white stuff.

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    Here are the latest snowfall totals:

    Grundy County:

    Carbon Hill – 4.8 inches 

    Coal City – 2.9 inches

    Kankakee County:

    Bourbonnais – 3.6 inches

    Irwin - 2.8 inches 

    LaSalle County:

    Earlville - 3.2 inches 

    Marseilles – 3 inches

    Ottawa – 4 inches

    Livingston County: 

    Chatsworth - 3.5 inches 

    Will County:

    Joliet – 2.2 inches

    Lakewood Shores – 3 inches

    Peotone - 3 inches 

    Romeoville – 0.5 inches

    Fortunately for the affected areas, there will be a bit of a warm-up in coming days, as temperatures climb back into the 40s and 50s early in the new work week.

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