Wintry mix of ice, sleet and snow cause messy and slick morning commute

CHICAGO -- The National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning for McHenry County that will remain in effect until noon Wednesday.

Winter Weather Advisories and Winter Storm Warnings remain for several Chicago-area counties including DuPage, Cook, Lee, Lake, Kankakee, Kane, Will, Grundy, Kendall, LaSalle, DeKalb

A wintry mix of snow, ice and freezing rain is blanketing the Chicago area. The morning commute was impacted by accumulating snow that continued Wednesday morning generally from Chicago west and north. 1 to 4-inches of additional snow are expected, with greatest amounts north along the Illinois-Wisconsin state line.

Some schools are opening late or closed due to the weather. Check for the latest.

A number of accidents were reported across the area. Allow extra time and drive with extreme caution.

Snow will diminish and end during the afternoon hours. Temperatures will fall through the day to the mid 20s by the afternoon.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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