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Some counties in the Chicago area will be under winter weather advisory late Thursday because April’s snowfall threatens to pile up to 7 inches in some locations.
Counselors were issued for DeKalb, Kane, Cook, Kendall, Will, Kankakee, LaSalle and Grundy counties in Illinois and Newton, Jasper, Lake and Porter counties in Indiana.
Projected total time and snow varies depending on location:
DeKalb, Kane, DuPage and Cook center districts: Counselors begin at 11 pm Thursday and continue until 10 am on Friday, warning about the possibility of snow from 2 to 4 inches thick. The heaviest snow rates are estimated between 3am and 7am. Travel is likely to be affected.
Kendall, southern Cook, northern Will districts in Illinois and Lake and Porter counties in Indiana: Counselors begin at 11 pm Thursday and continue until 1 pm Friday, warning from anywhere from 3 to 5 inches of snow. The heaviest amount is likely to fall between 3 a.m. and 7 a.m., which can impact travel.
Kankakee, Will’s south and east counties in Illinois and Newton and Jasper counties in Indiana: Counselors begin at 11 pm Thursday and continue until 1 pm CT Friday, warning of accumulation up to 6 inches may occur. Some snow can mix with rain and some locations can see heavier snow packs that can increase total. “The speed of snowing an inch per hour is possible overnight,” the warning warned.
LaSalle and Grundy districts: Advisers apply at 8 pm. Thursday and continues until 10 pm Friday, warning of the possibility of snow as high as 4 to 7 inches. The heaviest snow is expected to fall between 1 a.m. to 6 a.m., according to the National Weather Service. Snowing down to an inch per hour is possible.
Thursday’s highs are expected to sit in the 40s, falling close to 30 degrees overnight as steady snow spread across the region.
Snow is likely to slow past the morning hours, leaving a few inches of accumulation, with the highest total estimated in the southern and southwestern Chicago.
Friday’s highs are expected to remain in the 40s with as few bathing places as possible in the afternoon.
Temps reach back to the 50s for the weekend with the opportunity to take another shower Sunday.