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Chicago Snow Forecast: Latest From Steve Baskerville

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CHICAGO (CBS) — We just got a briefing from CBS 2′s meteorologist Steve Baskerville on the dynamics of Tuesday’s storm.

The details:

This will be a long snow event.

RUSH HOUR: Snow will fall most heavily between late afternoon and 7 p.m. Winds will also increase, complicating the commute further.

EVENING: Snow will lessen later in evening, and accumulating snow will end around midnight. There is the potential for some lake effect snow, adding another 1 to 2 inches tonight. But that is uncertain.

TOTALS: Most of area will see about six inches of snow. There will be areas with more, up to 10 inches

Some totals at of 4 p.m.:

Rockford 7.3 inches, Ottawa 7, Streator 6.4, Mokena 6, Arlington Heights and Evanston 5.8, Batavia 5.2, Midway 5.1, Aurora 4.5