Halloween Snow Totals Across the Chicago Area - NBC Chicago

Halloween Snow Totals Across the Chicago Area

Up to 7 inches of snow fell in some locations

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Snowy Halloween Doesn't Stop Kids From Having Fun

    It feels more like Christmas than Halloween in Chicago, but it's not keeping kids from having fun. NBC 5's Michelle Relerford has more. 

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019)

    A wintry blast of snowy weather hit the Chicago area on Thursday, dumping up to 7 inches of snow in some locations.

    A Winter Weather Advisory previously in effect for the region has ended, but not before the area was blanketed under a record snowfall. Chicago received at least 3.4 inches of snow at O'Hare International Airport, setting a new record for Oct. 31. 

    Here's a look at the totals as of 7 p.m. Thursday: 

    Cook County

    Snowy Halloween Forecast

    [CHI] Snowy Halloween Forecast

    Paul Deanno has the snowy Halloween forecast for the Chicago area. 

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019)

    Elk Grove Village 3.5 inches

    Midway Airport 1.9 inches

    O’Hare International Airport 3.4 inches

    Rogers Park 2.1 inches 

    Rolling Meadows 5.4 inches 

    Schaumburg 1 inch

    Could Chicago See a Halloween Snow Record This Year?

    [CHI] Could Chicago See a Halloween Snow Record This Year?

    Paul Deanno details the snowy Halloween forecast and why it could go down in the record books. 

    (Published Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019)

    DeKalb County 

    DeKalb 2.1 inches 

    DuPage County 

    Carol Stream 2.5 inches 

    Medinah 5.1 inches 

    Naperville 2.9 inches 

    Video Shows Hilarious Solution to Trick-or-Treating in the Rain

    [CHI] Video Shows Hilarious Solution to Trick-or-Treating in the Rain

    Video from Jamie Hans Christopherson shows how trick-or-treaters braved the rain in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. 

    (Published Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019)

    Kane County 

    Aurora 1 inch 

    Elgin 3.8 inches 

    Geneva 1.1 inches 

    Sleepy Hollow 1 inch 

    South Elgin 5 inches 

    Lake County 

    Buffalo Grove 5.5 inches 

    Green Oaks 5.8 inches 

    LaSalle County 

    Dayton 4 inches 

    Earlville 1.2 inches 

    October Snow Blankets Chicago Suburbs

    [CHI] October Snow Blankets Chicago Suburbs

    Video shows accumulating snow falling in multiple Chicago suburbs including LaGrange, Downers Grove and Wheaton. 

    (Published Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019)

    La Salle 1.5 inches 

    Mendota 2 inches 

    Ottawa 1 inch 

    Costume Ideas You Can Probably Find in Your Closet

    [CHI] Costume Ideas You Can Probably Find in Your Closet

    Need a last-minute costume? Here are some ideas that might just be hiding in your own closet.

    (Published Friday, Oct. 25, 2019)

    McHenry County

    Bull Valley 7.1 inches 

    Crystal Lake 3.4 inches

    Teal Pumpkin Project Encourages Safe Trick-Or-Treating

    [NATL] Teal Pumpkin Project Encourages Safe Trick-Or-Treating

    Taking part can help kids with food allergies can join in the Halloween fun. NBC's Sarah Dallof reports. Click here for a map of places where you can find non-food treats for Halloween.

    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019)

    Greenwood 1.4 inches 

    Lakewood 5 inches

    Trout Valley 1.5 inches 

    Woodstock 7 inches 

    Will County

    Lockport 0.4 inches

    Plainfield 1 inch 

    Romeoville 0.9 inches 

    Winnebago County

    Rockford Airport 3.7 inches

    Winnebago 5.3 inches

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