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Storm moves in Friday night

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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.

    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. 

    Here It Comes Again

    [CHI] 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. (Published Friday, Feb. 20, 2009)

    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.

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