Morning Snowfall Could Spell Slippery Commute

Drivers could face a slippery Wednesday morning commute as snow showers are expected to move through the Chicago area. 

The snow showers will likely bring less than half an inch of accumulation before 5 a.m., with a slight chance of more snowfall before 7 a.m., according to the National Weather Service. Another dusting of snow flurries could also potentially hit the area between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. 

The snowfall could make for slippery morning travel conditions in some areas of northern Illinois and northwest Indiana, the weather service said. 

Freezing temperatures and sub-zero wind chills should stick around through much of the weekend, the weather service said. On Wednesday, a high of 12 degrees is in the forecast, with a low of -4 degrees expected in the nighttime hours. 

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Wind gusts of up to 25 miles per hour are also expected to push through the area during the daytime hours on Wednesday, with wind chills dipping as low as -21 degrees at night, the weather service said.

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