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Lake effect snow makes way into NW Indiana

At 6AM CST as northerly winds gusting over 30 miles and hour combined with single-digit temperatures to give early-morning wind chills in the -15 to -25-degrees range, the lake-effect snow plume had moved out of Chicago into northwest Indiana. Snowfall totals over a half-foot were common across Chicago with storm totals 7.2 inches at Midway Airport and 5.9 inches at the official O’Hare observing site. Another observer a mile south of the center of the city came in with a 6.9-inch snowfall total.

Next up for heavy lake-efffect snow reports…Lake and then Porter Counties in Indiana.

Additional storm-total snowfall reports:

Location           Snowfall (inches)

Rogers Park (Cook Co)     6.5

Romeoville (Will Co)           2.0

WGN’s Nancy Loo is live from Whiting, Indiana with more…


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