Snowfall Totals: Chicago’s First Winter Storm Breaks Record

Chicago's first snowfall of the season broke a 52-year-old record on Sunday, as much of the area was blanketed with several inches of snow. 

O'Hare Airport saw 6.4 inches of snow by Sunday evening, according to the National Weather Service, shattering the previous daily snowfall record for Dec. 4, which was 4.6 inches set in 1964. [[404644726, C]]

Snow totals for the area were as follows: 

Cook County

O'Hare Airport: 6.4 inches

Midway Airport: 5.5 inches

Alsip: 6.4 inches

Palatine: 5.4 inches

Oak Lawn: 6.0 inches

Homewood: 6.1 inches

Schaumburg: 7.5 inches

Lake County

Buffalo Grove: 6.9 inches

Riverwoods: 6.3 inches

Kane County

North Aurora: 7 inches

Batavia: 7.2 inches

Geneva: 6.5 inches

LaSalle County

Somonauk: 7.2 inches

DuPage County

Lisle: 6.7 inches

Downers Grove: 6.9 inches

DeKalb County

DeKalb: 8.5 inches

Kendall County

Plano: 7.9 inches

Oswego: 6.8 inches

McHenry County

Woodstock: 6.3 inches

Bull Valley: 7.0 inches

Will County

Romeoville: 8.1 inches

Joliet: 7.2 inches

Mokena: 5.9 inches

Frankfort: 6.3 inches

New Lenox: 6.5 inches

Crest Hill: 8.0 inches

Winnebago County

Rockford: 6.9 inches

Lee County

Amboy: 6.0 inches

Lake County, Ind.

Munster: 4.2 inches

Hobart: 4.8 inches

Dyer: 4.8 inches

Porter County, Ind.

Boone Grove: 3.4 inches

Valaparaiso: 3.5 inches

Portage: 3.0 inches

Much of the region was under a Winter Weather Advisory from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., with snow beginning to accumulate Sunday morning and moving from west to east as it continued to fall through the evening. [[402534505, C]]

Monday will be dry throughout the area with high temperatures returning to the 40s at the start of the work week.

Our next chance for snow could be as early as Tuesday morning, with a possibility of flurries mixed with showers returning to the Chicago area.

Tuesday evening looks to be dry, with another storm system possibly bringing light snow to Chicago again on Wednesday night or Thursday. Temperatures will also likely drop into the teens mid-week as arctic air moves in.

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