Snow, cold temps return to Chicago area

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CHICAGO -- A slow moving weather system will produce an extended period of light snow across northern Illinois and Northwest Indiana.

Flurries will prevail Monday with occasional snow showers where quick visibility reductions and light accumulations of under an inch could occur. By Monday night, light accumulating snow is likely to be more widespread and linger through Tuesday morning before slowly tapering.

In addition, northwest winds increase tonight with gusts of 20 to 25 mph expected into Tuesday resulting in blowing snow that could further reduce visibility. The snow Monday night into Tuesday could accumulate on roadways and impact part of the evening commute and likely will Tuesday morning's commute.

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