Winter Weather Advisory issued for overnight; Cold temps to follow

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Wednesday night into Thursday morning for several Chicago area counties.

The advisory has been issued until 9 a.m. Thursday for DeKalb, McHenry, Lee, Lake, Kane, Ogle and La Salle counties.

Freezing rain is expected along with ice accumulations of up to one to two tenths of an inch.  The  precipitation may mix with sleet at times this evening near the  Wisconsin border.

The hazardous conditions could impact the  evening commute and the Thursday morning commute.

The precipitation will turn to rain area-wide Thursday followed by some flurries.

A drop in temps is expected Thursday night.  While it will not be near the cold seen earlier this month, the windchills will be noticeable.

Flooding remains a concern in parts of Illinois as well.

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