Residents in Northern Illinois Brace for Up to 6 Inches of Snow


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Chicago, IL – The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a winter storm watch for several counties in Northern Illinois, highlighting the potential for up to 6 inches of snow. This weather event is set to impact the region from Tuesday morning through late Tuesday night.

According to the latest forecast, the counties of Winnebago, Boone, McHenry, Ogle, Lee, and DeKalb, including cities like Rockford, Crystal Lake, and DeKalb, should prepare for significant snowfall. The anticipated heavy wet snow could accumulate in excess of 6 inches, particularly on Tuesday. Wind gusts over 30 mph are also expected, potentially creating hazardous travel conditions and affecting the Tuesday evening commute.

Prior to the main snow event, a lighter snowfall of 1 to 3 inches is predicted for Monday night. With the possibility of snowfall rates exceeding 1 inch per hour at times on Tuesday, residents are advised to monitor updates and prepare for challenging road conditions. This winter storm watch serves as a crucial reminder for the community to exercise caution and stay informed during severe weather periods.


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