About 2 to 4 inches of snow is expected over the course of Tuesday, the National Weather Service says.
Updated at 11:50 a.m. Tuesday A half-inch of snow fell overnight, according to the National Weather Service, and another 2 to 4 inches is expected during the day today. The chance of snow Tuesday is 100 percent and 50 percent tonight, the NWS forecast says. Temperatures will drop to about 18 Tuesday night, and wind will pick up to about 10 to 15 mph. There's also about a 20 percent chance of snow Wednesday, with temps sinking to the single digits on Wednesday night. Is your car winter travel ready? Here are some items that should be checked, according to the Illinois State Police: Source: Illinois State Police For more winter safety driving tips visit the Illinois State Police Web site.
Be prepared: The National Weather Service is predicting snow, plunging temperatures and strong winds over the next few days.
Soupy Saturday is expected to turn into Snowy Sunday, with rain turning to sleet and snow overnight, according to the National Weather Service. A significant winter storm is expected to move into the Chicago area Saturday night into Monday. The storm was dumping snow across the Great Plains and is expected to change from rain and sleet into snow by Sunday morning, according to the weather service. The northern suburbs are expected to get more snow, but between 2 to 5 inches of snow are possible in the area. Temperatures are expected to drop and winds could increase significantly, with gusts in excess of 45 mph. Anyone planning to spend significant amounts of time outdoors Sunday should be prepared to dress for temperatures that are …