Snow warning: Chicago expected to get 2 to 5 inches of snow by Sunday morning
A winter weather advisory in effect from Saturday night through 9 a.m. Sunday also forecasts a sharp drop in temperatures and wind-chill readings in the single digits.
The Chicago area could see up to 5 inches of snow between Saturday night and Sunday morning, according to a winter weather advisory from the National Weather Service.
The advisory, which covers northeastern Illinois and northwestern Indiana, is in effect from 9 p.m. Saturday through 9 a.m. Sunday.
The storm could bring 2-5 inches of snow, forecasters said. Lake and Porter counties in Indiana could see even more due to lake effect snow.
The snow is expected to taper off by 9 a.m. Sunday, but wind-chill readings could remain in the single digits.
Temperatures are expected to drop from 29 degrees to about 15 degrees Saturday night, with winds gusting to round 15 miles an hour, according to the weather service.
[10:08AM 1/22] Winter headlines in effect for accumulating snow & winter travel impacts tonight into Sun. Advisory (purple shading) starts 9pm this eve. Winter Storm Watch for Lake & Porter IN is for potentially heavy lake effect snow after system snow ends Sun. AM. #ilwx #inwx pic.twitter.com/nq7a2B2pxo— NWS Chicago (@NWSChicago) January 22, 2022