Winter Storm Watch issued for Chicago area Wednesday

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The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a winter storm watch, which is in effect from Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening.

The counties that will be effected include Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall and Will.

WGN's Tom Skilling is forecasting a dusting - 2 inches.

RELATED: Possible Christmas Eve snow may complicate travel plans

The National Weather Service forecasts that rain will transition to wet snow in the mid-morning hours.

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  • MS

    This is utterly Garbage! All I want is the summary of next 7-days’ forecast…I don’t care about pictures that the viewers send or, isobars and “stuff” like that…Tom, can you please keep it simple and come to the point please?

    Why do I have to wait for 7-days’ forecast….And Where is it?

    I’m DONE with WGN9 News!

    • Stephen Petersen

      Tom, would you please tailor your forecast for only and specifically what MS wants to see? This is his or her world and we’re all just going to have to play our part.

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