Winter Weather Advisory
Flurries began falling early Wednesday, making streets slick, and covering sidewalks with a light dusting of snow for the morning commute.
Heavy, blowing snow was making Chicago area roads very treacherous early Wednesday, and airlines were cancelling hundreds of flights at O’Hare and Midway airports due to the winter storm.
The Chicago area has seen the last of subzero temperatures for a few days, but more snow is on the way for the afternoon and evening, and high winds will keep wind chills feeling frigid the rest of the morning.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Cook County from 10 p.m. Friday to 6 p.m. Saturday. Advisories for Will, Grundy, Kankakee and LaSalle counties begin at 6 p.m. Friday and continue through noon Saturday.
The snow might be over, after dumping up to 3 inches of flakes on the Chicago area early Wednesday, but residents are still bracing for the second blast of subzero temperatures in three days.
Chicagoans were hit with the coldest December temperatures in nearly 20 years on Tuesday, and the Wednesday morning commute could be a challenge as the area will get hit with more snow.
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.
Voter turnout is expected to be relatively low as voters in the 2nd Congressional District head to the polls in snowy conditions, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
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.
A winter weather advisory is in effect tonight for the Chicago area.
A storm dumped as much as nine inches of snow in some areas and created slow going just about everywhere.
Snowfall across the area on Monday is making for a long and treacherous morning commute.
The Chicago area will experience multiple seasons in one day Friday, with thunderstorms for some area residents, and later, snow falling at a rate of 1 inch per hour for others.
A powerful lake-effect snow system is blasting the Chicago area, and it could dump as much as 18 inches of accumulation in some areas.
Spring in January is officially over, as the first major snowstorm of the season blanketed the Chicago area, forcing airlines to cancel hundreds of flights and threatening to make a mess of the evening rush.
A snowstorm swooped into Chicago early Friday, and it could put us over the top for the snowiest February ever.
The pattern of off-and-on miserable weather will continue Friday with snow that could dump about three to five inches in some parts of Chicagoland and up to seven inches farther south.
A reminder is coming today that it’s still winter — in the form of up to 5 inches of snow.
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.