Snow already accumulating on colder surfaces and grassy areas, pavements just wet
UPDATE: 1:30 pm
Chicago area airports snowfall totals
O’Hare 0.7 inches
Midway 0.2 inches
Snow has been falling across much of the Chicago area this morning as a potentially historic late-season storm revs up. The precipitation has been mainly snow across north portions of the area, while transition to a rain/snow mix and then to rain in southern sections. The snow is covering the ground, roofs and colder elevated surfaces, but so far pavements are just wet with temperatures currently above freezing .
Some early snowfall reports just in.,.
Belvidere 1 inch
Rockford 3 inches on the ground
Arlington Heights 0.8 inches