By Todd Feurer
CHICAGO (CBS) — The first – and perhaps worst – trick for Chicagoans this Halloween just might be the wicked weather.READ MORE: Along With Chicago FOP, Alderman Wants To Repeal COVID Vaccine Mandate
Snow flurries were falling across the Chicago area Friday morning.
The National Weather Service said a tenth of an inch of snow was measured at O’Hare International Airport, and in Rockford by 9 a.m. It’s the first time Chicago has had any snow on Halloween since 1993, and the first Halloween snow for Rockford since 1935.
It was also the first measurable amount of snow for either Chicago or Rockford on Halloween.
Temperatures across the Chicago area ranged from 32 to 40 degrees around sunrise.READ MORE: Great Uncle Of Laquan McDonald Defends Decision To Support Rahm Emanuel For Ambassador Of Japan
Conditions won’t be much better once the kids go out for trick-or-treating, as a rain-snow mix and very windy conditions are expected Friday afternoon, and temperatures will be in the high 30s or low 40s.
While the snow was not expected to stick around long in northeastern Illinois, parts of northwest Indiana could get as much as 1 to 3 inches of snow during the course of the day.