BLOG: Winter Weather Advisories continue through Wednesday morning as snow moves through area

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McHenry, Kane and Lake counties are under a Winter Storm Warning until 9 a.m. Wednesday morning as snow continues to move through the area.

A Winter Weather Advisory starting at 3 p.m. has been issued for DuPage, Grundy, Kankakee, Kendall and LaSalle counties in Illinois and Lake and Porter counties in Indiana.  The advisory runs through 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Follow WGN’s Live Blog for the latest updates and pictures as snow moves through the area.

9:15 p.m. – Snow report from the city

9:05 p.m. – Snow report from the northern suburbs

8:15 p.m. – Snow at Water Tower Place

Snow fall totals at 7:45 p.m.

7:05 p.m. – snow in Morton Grove

UPDATE: At least an inch of snow accumulated near downtown Chicago as evening commute slows.

UPDATE: Several accidents across the area have been reported as high winds and quickly accumulating snow in the suburbs continue.

UPDATE: 5:12 p.m. CST

UPDATE: Snowfall in the city begins to accumulate with high winds, complicating the evening commute.

UPDATE: Traffic continues to flow as snow accumulation begins in the Chicago suburbs, as conditions worsen near the Lake Forest oasis.

UPDATE: 4:46 p.m. CST

UPDATE: 3:34 p.m. CST

UPDATE: 2:49 p.m. CST

Snow arrive first Tuesday afternoon and could be heavy at times.

Late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning snow changes to a mix of freezing rain and rain. A light coating of ice is possible before temps warm above freezing by midday Wednesday.

The area from Rockford north into Wisconsin near Madison appears to be at the epicenter for the heaviest snowfall with 4 inches – 8 inches a safe bet, and some localized areas receiving near 10 inches.

The rest of the Chicago area will likely see 1 inch – 4 inches, locally a tad higher near the Wisconsin line, before precipitation mixes with rain/freezing rain early Wednesday morning.

Driving conditions could be treacherous in some areas.

Temps will warm up again by the end of the week, but a second storm is possible before a quiet weekend.

Full forecast details at the WGN Weather Center

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