NE Illinois, NW Indiana Under Winter Weather Advisory Friday - NBC Chicago

NE Illinois, NW Indiana Under Winter Weather Advisory Friday



    Cold and Snow Impact Residents All Over Chicago

    Cold related issues continue to mount in Chicago, as stories of people without heat, bursting pipes, and delayed travel are all becoming commonplace. NBC 5's Natalie Martinez spent the night talking to residents as they deal with all the challenges that come with intense winter weather. 

    (Published Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017)

    A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for most of Northeast Illinois and parts of Northwest Indiana with snow in the forecast.

    DeKalb, Kane, DuPage, Cook, LaSalle, Kendall, Grundy, Will, and Kankakee Counties are all under a Winter Weather Advisory beginning at noon on Friday and ending at midnight on Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

    Lake, Porter, Newton, and Jasper Counties in Indiana are also part of the advisory.

    According to forecasts, three-to-five inches of snow are expected in areas south of Interstate 80. That includes parts of Will, Grundy, LaSalle, and Kankakee Counties in Illinois, and Newton and Jasper Counties in Indiana. 

    North of Interstate 80, residents can expect 2 to 4 inches of snow, with higher accumulations possible in some spots. 

    The NWS warns that snowy conditions could cause travel difficulties, and says that motorists should be careful while driving in the affected areas. 

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