Winter Weather Advisory: 2-3 inches of snow expected in Chicago area

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CHICAGO -- The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow.

The advisory goes into effect 11 p.m. Wednesday through 2 p.m. Thursday for Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall and Will Counties.

De Kalb, La Salle, Lee and Ogle Counties will also be affected, but the advisory only lasts until 10 a.m.

Snow is expected to develop late Wednesday evening and then diminish during the afternoon on Thursday.

The heaviest snowfall rates will occur between the early and mid-morning hours Thursday.

Total snow accumulations of 2 to 3 inches are expected, with localized amounts up to 4 inches.

Plan on slippery road conditions, especially during the Thursday morning commute.

For the latest weather updates, go to ChicagoWeatherCenter.com.