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Storm moves in Friday night

Friday, Feb 20, 2009  |  Updated 10:09 AM CDT
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Playin' in the Snow

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Get the shovels out! If you've been missing that white stuff, you'll be comforted by this weekend's forecast.

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Here It Comes Again

A snow storm is expected to bring up to 8 inches of snow to the Chicago area beginning late Friday night.
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Here we go again.

A winter storm warning goes into effect tonight, with snow expected to begin close to 11 p.m. and continue through Saturday. 

In all, forecasters expect between 6 and 8 inches of fresh snow, with heavier accumulation near the tip of Lake Michigan on the South Side and in Northwest Indiana.

The snowfall rates could be as high as 1 to 2 inches per hour at times, the National Weather Service said.

Get more from today's forecast on nbcchicago.com.

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