UPDATE: 6:15PM: Thunderstorms producing sleet and freezing rain continue to traverse some of Chicago’s northern and western suburbs this evening.
For the very latest on this evening’s storm, check out the WGN Severe Weather Blog.
UPDATE 5:15PM: Freezing rain and sleet continues to fall across much of the Chicago area. Road conditions range from wet to very icy.
For the very latest on this evening’s storm, head over to the WGN Severe Weather Blog.
At 12:30PM, radar and surface reports indicate freezing rain is breaking out across the Chicago area. Most locations can expect to see precipitation within the hour.
Detailed reports on this afternoon’s storm can be found on the WGN Severe Weather Blog.
Below: Radar image at 12:33PM shows sleet and freezing rain quickly closing in on northeast Illinois and Chicago.