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How Many Inches?

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. 

    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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