Chicago, IL – After a snowy start to the weekend, the Midwest is gearing up for another significant weather event. The National Weather Service in Chicago has reported Saturday’s snowfall totals, with 2.2 inches in the city, 1.7 inches at O’Hare International Airport, 1.5 inches at Midway International Airport, and 1.2 inches in Rockford. As residents shovel out from the fresh snow, attention turns to the incoming storm system.
Expected to begin Monday night, this storm is forecasted to bring very wet and heavy snow, creating challenging conditions for the Tuesday morning commute. The initial phase will see a burst of snow overnight on Monday, with substantial accumulation likely, particularly affecting areas near and south of Interstate 80. The second phase, expected Tuesday into Tuesday night, could intensify travel disruptions with the potential for significant snowfall, especially northwest of Interstate 57. Forecasters are cautioning that this heavy snow may lead to snow-coated roads and increased travel risks.
Authorities are urging residents to prepare for the storm by staying updated with the latest weather advisories and planning accordingly for potentially hazardous travel conditions.