A freezing rain advisory was issued Sunday morning and extended to 2 p.m. for areas in northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana.
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for sleet, snow, and freezing rain, which is in effect until 11 a.m.
A winter storm bringing a mix of freezing rain, sleet, and heavy snow is bearing down on the Chicago area, and could make for a messy afternoon commute.
Chicago could get another 3 to 6 inches of snow on Tuesday.
A freezing rain advisory for Chicago area.
According to CBS 2′s Ed Curran, the storm will create freezing rain that will create a coating of ice that could amount to one to two tenths of an inch.
The snow is done falling, but conditions remain chilly and dreary until the next system brings rain on Wednesday.
Mondays are not known for being the most popular day of the week in western culture, and this particular Monday, the weather will give Chicagoans an extra reason to be disappointed.
The Chicago area is in for more wintry weather: Sunday’s drizzling rain will give way to freezing rain and sleet overnight before turning into snow Monday morning.
More than 220 flights have been canceled at Chicago’s airports Sunday due to rain conditions in the Chicago area that have triggered a flood advisory.
Chicago is dealing with sloppy, miserable conditions that have made for danger on the sidewalks and roads and delays and cancellations at the airports.
Blustery winds have hit the area and snow continues to fall Sunday, as severe winter weather moving across the Midwest is wreaking havoc for travelers at Chicago’s airports.
If you haven’t tuned up the snow blower, purchased the salt or picked out your Christmas tree, you had better do it now.