At 10PM CST Sleet/snow west with accumulating snow continuing east portion

Update 10:30PM CST…

Snow continues to accumulate over eastern portions of the Chicago area, but is turning over to a mix of snow and sleet along and west of the Fox River Valley. Greatest snowfall reported thus far has been north of Interstate-88/290 headed by 4.7-inches at Bull Valley with reports in excess of 4-inches at Buffalo Grove, St. Charles, Northbrook and Cary. Reports south of Interstate-80 have been generally around an inch or less.

Chicago area snowfall reports between 9 and 10 pm…

Location/snowfall (inches)

Bull Valley….4.7
Buffalo Grove….4.4
St. Charles….4.3
Lake Forest….3.8
Mt. Prospect….3.0
Elk Grove Village….2.6
Downers Grove….2.5


Accumulating snow will impact the late afternoon/evening commute as it spreads northeast across the Chicago area. Heaviest snowfall should occur between 5 and 8PM CST – be prepared for a slow/slippery drive, the later you get started this afternoon into the evening hours, the more difficult the travel conditions will be.

Below are the latest Regional Weather Radar Mosaic and Visibility maps – the lower the visibility, the more intense the snowfall.

Regional Weather Radar Mosaic

Latest Visibility…

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