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Travel south impacted Saturday - Winter Weather Advisory for heavy snow here in effect generally south of Interstate-80

Posted On: Jan 11, 2019   |   Posted By: WGN TV

Travel south impacted Saturday - Winter Weather Advisory for heavy snow here in effect generally south of Interstate-80

A sharp gradient of snow is expected beginning late tonight in central Illinois and southernmost portions of the Chicago area, spreading north and east over much of northeast Illinois into northwest Indiana Saturday as low pressure tracks from the Texas Panhandle east through Tennessee.
Total snowfall is forecast to range from 7-inches in central Illinois to an inch or less near the Illinois-Wisconsin border. The Heaviest snow will likely occur along and south of Interstate-80 where the Chicago National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory later Friday night through Saturday night with snow amounts decreasing farther north - snow ending from the north and west Saturday night into Sunday morning.
Snow will likely begin in the immediate Chicago area Saturday morning with the city receiving an inch or two. Note on the map below the far-reaching extent of heavy snow. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect calling for 6 to...

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