So far this evening snowfall has been light with Chicago area amounts around 1/2 inch but with temperatures below freezing and the snow falling during rush hour, traffic on many area roads and expressways has slowed to a crawl.
Some snowfall totals ..
Arlington Heights 0.5 inches
Deerfield 0.5 inches
The snow has already ended at Rockford with 1.6 inches reported at WREX-TV . Marengo reported 1 inch of snow.
Motorists did their best to remain patient and get through it.
WGN’s Erik Rung has more.