CHICAGO (CBS) — The snow was over for the Chicago area late Sunday afternoon, with rain taking the place of the snow from south to north.
As of 5:30 p.m., the Winter Weather advisory that had been in place for the Chicago area was over.READ MORE: Chauncey Spencer II Takes To The Road With Stories Of African Americans In Flight, Including A Stop In Chicago
Earlier, the advisory had covered the entire area, including the city of Chicago. It hung on until 4 p.m. for Lake and McHenry counties.
CBS 2 Meteorologist Tim McGill reported the snow totaled 2 inches in Lindenhurst and McHenry, 1.8 inches in Rockford, 1.3 inches in Valparaiso, 1 inch at O’Hare International Airport, 0.9 inch in Aurora, 0.4 inch at Midway International Airport and at Romeoville.READ MORE: 13-Year-Old Boy, 19-Year-Old Man Shot In West Garfield Park
Strong winds along with the snowfall caused low visibility in some areas earlier.
The Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation deployed 211 snow vehicles in response. Salt spreaders worked on keeping main routes and Lake Shore Drive safe and passable until the snow stops. The department said the snow vehicles would transition to neighborhood roads when the snow stops, if needed, according to a release from the department.
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Monday morning will bring clearer skies with a chance for some sunshine.