Less than an inch of snow will fall Christmas during the day around Chicago, according to the National Weather Service. There’s a 40 percent chance more snow will fall this evening before 11 p.m., paired with wind gusts as high as 20 miles per hour.
Holiday travelers dreaming of a White Christmas in America can find joy in knowing they can hear sleigh bells in the snow by visiting places in New England and the Great Lakes region such as Concord, New Hampshire, Madison, Wisconsin and Stowe, Vermont.
The snow started falling on the North-Side around 9 this morning, just as kids and parents were waking up or wrapping up from opening all their Christmas gifts.
If you’re dreaming of a “White Christmas” and sleigh bells in the snow, you’re in luck.