While temperatures will climb above freezing later on Tuesday, the rain will stick around for the afternoon commute.
The Chicago area will get a mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow over the weekend, although exactly what type of precipitation various areas will get is still unclear.
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.
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.
A mixture of rain and sleet are expected to continue throughout the Chicago area Wednesday night, and a winter storm watch was issued for areas further south.
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.
Those who have to work today should prepare for slick and treacherous conditions, as a sloppy mixture of rain, snow and sleet makes its way into the area.
There is a chance of rain, snow and sleet for the Chicago area this Thanksgiving.