The Stateline's first snowfall of winter 2015-2016 was a whopper! One of the biggest November snowstorms since official recorded records started being kept.

Since 1906, this snow event is the second largest November snowstorm on record in Rockford.

Hooray for Capron, you're #1 in snowfall total! The snow is still coming down in many parts of the Stateline, so these amounts will most likely increase over the next few hours. The heaviest snow occurred near the Illinois/Wisconsin Border. Rockford snow total range from 7" to as high as 13". The official reading is taken at Rockford airport.

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Here are the official measurements as reported by the National Weather Service for various locations around Illinois. (as of 8:34 am). Scroll down for some unofficial amounts.

  CAPRON (BOONE)...............................14.6
  MACHESNEY PARK (WINNEBAGO)....................14.0 
  WOODSTOCK  (MCHENRY).........................12.5
  ROSCOE      (WINNEBAGO)......................11.7
  HEBRON (MCHENRY)..............................9.5
  WONDER LAKE (MCHENRY).........................9.1
  GENOA (DE KALB)...............................8.2
  ROCKFORD (WINNEBAGO) (Airport).................7.3
  ELK GROVE VILLAGE (COOK)......................7.3
  BARRINGTON (LAKE).............................7.0
  BUFFALO GROVE    (LAKE).......................7.0
  HIGHWOOD    (LAKE)............................7.0
  ELGIN (KANE)..................................6.5
  ELK GROVE VILLAGE (COOK)......................5.8
  OHARE (COOK)..................................5.4
  DOWNERS GROVE (DU PAGE).......................5.1
  MALTA (DE KALB)...............................4.5
  BATAVIA (KANE)................................4.5
  GENEVA (KANE).................................4.5
  ASHTON (LEE)..................................4.4
  STREATOR (LA SALLE)...........................4.0
  DE KALB (DE KALB).............................3.5
  ELBURN (KANE).................................3.5
  DIXON (LEE)...................................3.3
  PARK FOREST (COOK)............................3.1
  STREATOR LA SALLE)............................3.1
  AURORA (KANE).................................3.0
  NORTH AURORA  (KANE)..........................3.0
  OTTAWA  (LA SALLE)............................3.0
  ROCHELLE (OGLE)...............................3.0
  BATAVIA (KANE)................................2.8
  BOURBONNAIS (KANKAKEE)........................2.7
  OAK PARK 1NNE (COOK)..........................2.5
  WESTMONT (DU PAGE)............................2.4
  AURORA  (DU PAGE)... .........................2.3
  LISLE (DU PAGE)...............................2.3
  CRETE 3E (WILL)...............................2.2
  PAW PAW (LEE).................................2.2
  MENDOTA     (LA SALLE)........................2.1
  MIDWAY Airport (COOK).........................2.1
  PLAINFIELD 5SW (KENDALL)......................2.0
  MENDOTA (LA SALLE)............................2.0
  MONEE (WILL)..................................2.0
  STEWARD (LEE).................................2.0

 

Unofficial Amounts reported 

 

  • Rockton 13.0
  • Caledonia 16.0
  • Roscoe 13.2
  • South Beloit  14.4
  • Monroe 16.0
  • Durand 15.0
  • Harvard 14.0
  • Sycamore 8.0
  • Oregon  7.0

Did you know there is a improper and a proper way to accurately measure snowfall. Rule number one, do NOT measure snowfall in your grass, it is inaccurate. Here are some tips on how to properly take snow measurements. If you would like to chime in, comment below and let us know how much snow you received.

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