Chicago hit with biggest storm since Groundhog Day Blizzard

Chicago’s biggest storm since the Groundhog Day Blizzard is starting to wind down.

Visibility in the area is starting to improve, a sign that the steady moderate to heavy snow is beginning to transition into light snow.

As the snow starts to wind down, winds are increasing and the snow is blowing and drifting.

Additional accumulation from 7 p.m. to Midnight is expected to be in the 1″ to 3″ range.   This will push storm totals to 6″ to 10″ with a few isolated 11″ or 12″ reports possible.

The very latest reports…

Rolling Meadows 7.5 inches

CT WiBrett Jordan of Elgin makes about a two-mile walk home from the bus stop in the snowy weather. Jordan said the worst part was the "snow blowing in my eyes." — Stacey Wescott, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 20nterStormB.jpg

Brett Jordan of Elgin makes about a two-mile walk home from the bus stop in the snowy weather. Jordan said the worst part was the “snow blowing in my eyes.” — Stacey Wescott, Chicago Tribune, March 5, 20

Elburn 10. 0 inches

Sycamore 8.5 inches

Carol Stream 6.5 inches

Elgin 8.0 inches

Portage 7.3

Lake Village 6.5 inches

Cary 6.3 inches

Cicero 5.9 inches

Valparaiso 7.5 inches

Carbon Hill 5.9 niches

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