The Chicago area has been waiting several months for its first measurable snowfall of the season, and it arrived on Tuesday, with some locations reporting more than two inches of snow in a short amount of time.
The highest snowfall total reported by the National Weather Service in the Chicago area came in McHenry County, where 4.2 inches of snow fell in Greenwood.
As of 3 p.m., several communities in Will County have reported at least two inches of snow, including Homer Glen, where 2.5 inches of snow are on the ground. Mokena is close behind at 2.3 inches.
Carbon Hill in Grundy County has also received 2.2 inches of snow, and Valparaiso in northwest Indiana has received two inches of snow so far, according to the National Weather Service.
Here are the latest snowfall totals from around the area.
Chicago (Midway Airport) – 1.6 inches
Chicago (O’Hare Airport) – 1.5 inches
Oak Lawn – 1.6 inches
Schaumburg - 1.9 inches
DeKalb – 1.8 inches
Carbon Hill – 2.2 inches
North Aurora - 2.8 inches
Greenwood – 4.2 inches
Crest Hill – 2 inches
Homer Glen – 2.5 inches
Mokena – 2.3 inches
Peotone - 1.7 inches
Plainfield – 2.2 inches
Romeoville (NWS Offices) – 2.3 inches
Rockford Airport – 1.9 inches
Valparaiso – 2 inches