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Snowfall total forecast from across Northern Illinois, NW Indiana as Winter Storm approaches – NBC Chicago

NBC’s Hurricane Team 5 monitored the threat of a significant winter storm that is expected to cause severe travel problems and heavy snowfall across northern Illinois and northwestern Indiana this week. , and we’re looking at possible snowfall.

The worst-affected areas will likely be in the southern suburbs of Chicago and in northwestern Indiana, with some locations likely to see more than a meter of snowfall.

Here’s the forecast for the far north suburbs:


The northern suburbs away from Lake Michigan will be mostly unscathed, with most seeing less than an inch of snowfall.

However, areas closer to the lake are more visible, with Northbrook and Winnetka among the communities seeing more than 4 inches of snow.

Here are the forecasts for the city of Chicago, as well as many of the western suburbs:


The steep snowfall forecasters call for is evident in this forecast, with far-flung western suburbs like St. Charles and Geneva, less than 2 inches of snow, while suburbs like Palos Park could see some snow by midnight Friday.

For Chicago, the current projection at O’Hare is 5.7 inches of snow, while Midway Airport can see more than 11 inches.

Here is the forecast for the southern suburbs:

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This part of the region is likely to be hardest hit, and the total expected snowfall certainly points to that.

In Peotone, nearly 14 inches of snow are currently forecast, with forecasts of nearly 13 inches in Frankfort and in Crete.

In Kankakee, nearly 16 inches of snow could fall, with the winter storm warning remaining in effect through Thursday night. Bourbonnais can see similar total snowfall.

Here are the latest forecasts for northwest Indiana:

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Much of northwest Indiana will also be under winter storm warning through Thursday night, with nearly 15 inches of snow possible in Roselawn.

Valparaiso could see nearly 14 inches of snow, along with Hebron. According to forecasting models, Hobart could also see more than a foot of snow.

https://www.nbcchicago.com/weather/projected-snowfall-totals-from-across-northern-illinois-nw-indiana-as-winter-storm-approaches/2746114/ Snowfall total forecast from across Northern Illinois, NW Indiana as Winter Storm approaches – NBC Chicago

DUSTIN JONES

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