Jul 28, 2014

Update: New Snow Total Could Reach 8”

Temperature could reach 17 below zero Sunday night with wind chill factor at -43.

Update: New Snow Total Could Reach 8”

(Update at 3:15 p.m.) Snow accumulations could reach eight inches in Deerfield before it stops falling overnight, according to the National Weather Service. Between five and eight inches is now predicted.

The snow warning remains in place until 6 p.m. Sunday.

(Earlier at 11:30 a.m.) ]More snow and then bitter cold is what Deerfield can expect between today and Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Between one and three inches of new snow overnight is possible before the mercury plunges below zero Sunday night. It is not expected to reach positive numbers again until Wednesday. Deerfield finally finished recovering Friday from more than a foot of snow that started falling Tuesday.

A low of -17 expected Sunday night with wind chills of 43 below zero possible. While the National Weather Service is not predicting wind chills for Deerfield yet on Monday the actual temperature may not rise above minus 10 with a -16 low Monday night. Real feel temperatures in neighboring Highland Park are forecast between 40 and 50 below Monday.

While the day is expected to be warmer Tuesday, positive numbers are not likely. A high of one below is forecast with a low Tuesday night of two below.

School and Village officials have yet to make a decision on Monday activities. Deerfield Public Schools District 109 will make a decision by 7 p.m. Sunday. The Deerfield Public Library is also considering closing Monday.

Patch will monitor the weather over the weekend and keep you updated on the forecast and closings. If you have an event you plan to cancel or postpone, please let us know in the comments.

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