Winter weather advisory issued for the Chicagoland area, snow expected

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Skyline of the Loop in Chicago from the Rockefeller Memorial Chapel on the University of Chicago campus in Hyde Park.

CHICAGO — It seems winter may finally be here.

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory Saturday afternoon for the following counties: Boone; Cook; De Kalb; DuPage; Grundy; Kane; Kendall; La Salle; Lake; Lee; McHenry; Ogle; Will; Winnebago.

According to the NWS, light to moderate snow will begin Sunday morning and continue through the afternoon. Between two and four inches are expected, with the heaviest concentrations falling northwest of Chicago. They’re reminding travelers of the usual things that happen when there is snow, including slippery conditions on the roads and reduced visibility. Any issues could be mitigated by mild temperatures, especially in Chicago.

The advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Sunday.