Snow: Here’s the latest forecast

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Chicago, Ill. - Snow is moving into the area tonight.  By 7:00 Monday morning you can expect 2.5" to be on the ground.   The snow will continue to fall throughout the day leaving a total of 2-5" by Monday night.

Monday night, localized, heavy lake effect snow squalls could develop with 8"+ totals likely in spots downwind of Lake Michigan.

‪Important to note that the heavy lake effect snow squalls will be localized, not everyone will see them. ‪Portions of Lake (IL), Cook, and DuPage Counties appear to be at greatest risk for the "lake snow" phase of the storm Monday night into Tuesday. ‪

The NWS has issued a Lake Effect Snow Watch for portions of NE Illinois, including the city of Chicago for Monday night into Tuesday.