Midway slammed with nearly 18 inches of snow; O’Hare over 7 inches

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CHICAGO — Some people in the Chicago area woke up to nearly 18 inches of snow in some parts of the area. The winter weather also caused dangerous road conditions.

Lake-effect snow slammed the Midway Airport area with 17.7 inches as of Tuesday morning. About 7.5 inches were reported at O’Hare Airport.

About 3-5 inches of snow is still possible near the lakefront Tuesday.

Chicago Public Schools canceled in-person learning Tuesday due to the storm.

FULL LIST OF SCHOOL CLOSINGS

The snow storm is also causing flight cancellations and delays at both O’Hare and Midway airports. Check the status of your flight here.

Warming centers in Chicago will remain open as temperatures in the city and across the region linger well below freezing.

SNOW TOTALS (as of 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. Tuesday):

Location/storm total snowfall (inches)

O’Hare…7.5 Albany Park….16.0 Roselle (Cook)…4.6 Homer Glen…6.7 Medinah…5.7 Manhattan….7.2 Highwood…14.1 Romeoville…7.8 Naperville…4.0 Elgin…3.3 Elk Grove Village…3.3 Somonauk…8.0 Chicago Ridge…12 New Lenox….9.0 Crystal Lake…2.2 Marengo…1.7 Bolingbrook…3.5
Herscher (Kankakee)…2.3
Carbon Hill (Grundy)…3.6
Harwood Heights (Cook)…13.6
Evanston (Cook)…18
Northbrook (Cook)…3.0
Valparaiso, IN…13.3
Schaumburg (Cook)…4.5
Oak Lawn (Cook)…14.5
Midway (Cook)…17.7
Joliet (Will)…6.8
St. Charles (Kane)…2.7
Lynwood (Cook)…4.7
Carol Stream (Du Page)…3.4
Crown Point, IN…11.3
Lincolnwood…17 Lakeview…14.5 Homewood….12.9 Geneva…3.0 Rogers Park…15

For the latest weather updates, visit wgntv.com/weather.

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