Snow Totals Across the Chicago Area Wednesday - NBC Chicago

Snow Totals Across the Chicago Area Wednesday

A Winter Weather Advisory was issued for several counties across the Chicago area early Wednesday

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    Measurable snow made its way to the Chicago area Wednesday morning as some areas saw accumulations as high as 3 inches. 

    A Winter Weather Advisory was issued for several counties across the Chicago area early Wednesday, as the region woke up to rain, sleet and snow ahead of the morning commute. 

    The National Weather Service issued the advisory just after 5 a.m. CST for Cook, DuPage, LaSalle, Kane, Kendall, Grundy and Will counties. It was expected to last through 10 a.m., with the period of highest snowfall happening through 7 a.m., according to the NWS.

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    The Chicago area woke up to a mix of rain, sleet and snow across the region Wednesday. Susan Carlson takes a look at the roads in StormChaser 5. 

    (Published Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019)

    Wet snow was expected, occasionally mixing with sleet, the NWS said. 

    The accumulations were mostly expected on primarily grassy and elevated surfaces, periods of heavy snow could result in slushy conditions on untreated roadways, with experts warning commuters to use caution when driving.

    Here's a look at snow totals reported as of 8 a.m. CT:

    Wednesday Forecast

    [CHI] Wednesday Forecast

    NBC Storm Team 5 meteorologist Andy Avalos has your latest forecast update. 

    (Published Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019)

    Downers Grove: 3.4 inches

    Plainfield: 2.7 inches

    Lisle: 2.7 inches

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    Shorewood: 2.7 inches

    Aurora: 2.6 inches

    Peru: 2.5 inches

    Naperville: 2 inches

    Plainfield: 1.8 inches

    Somonauk: 1.7 inches

    Batavia: 1.2 inches

    Carol Stream: 1 inch

    Crest Hill: 1 inch

    Midway: 1 inch

    Morris: 0.7 inches

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