Chicago: A winter storm system hit Chicago on Sat, with snow accumulations expected to reach four to seven inches and wind gusts up to thirty miles per hour, consistent with the National Weather Service.
A winter storm warning was issued shortly after 11:00 am Saturday and remains in effect till 6:00 am Sunday for parts of Northwest Hoosier State and Northeast Illinois.
A risky forecast was additionally issued for portions of North Central Illinois, Northeast Illinois, and Northwest Indiana, cautioning of ice and slippery roadways, the Chicago tribune reportable on Saturday.
In Chicago and encompassing areas, the storm began as rain within the south of the town before it changed to wet significant snow that was expected to fall through hour Sunday.
Chicago Department of Street and Sanitation deployed quite two hundred salt trucks Sat to sweep the roads. Weather officers said heavy snow would hit large sections of the state possibly in the Central Plains, Mid-Mississippi Valley, and the Lower Great Lakes.
Arctic air would move in the region after the storm when temperatures may plunge into subzero and the wind chills below zero, weather officials said.