Snow edging closer to Chicago and is now falling in north-central Illinois

Snow has begun falling as far east as the I-39 corridor in north-central Illinois as indicated by the decreasing visibilities. Snow has been reported at Waterman and the latest weather observations indicate snow as far east as Peru,  Sterling Rockford, Morris and Rochelle.  The snow will continue to spread east across The Chicago Metro area by 7 to 8 pm.