UPDATE 8:01AM: While rain continues to overspread the Chicago area, the threat of significant icing from freezing rain has passed. The Freezing Rain Advisory has been canceled.
At 8AM, temperature readings across most of the Chicago area are above freezing:
37F Chicago-Soldier Field
35F Michigan City
5:30AM: The National Weather Service has issued a Freezing Rain Advisory until 9AM for some of Chicago’s north, northwest and west suburbs.
Counties included in the advisory are Lake (IL), McHenry, Kane, De Kalb, Boone, Walworth, Kenosha and Racine.
A brief period of freezing rain is possible between 6AM and 9AM north and west of the city. Temperatures are expected to rise above 32 degrees across the entire metro area by mid morning, ending the threat of freezing rain. The rest of the day will be windy, wet and modestly warmer as Chicago will remain in the warm sector of a powerful storm system tracking across the central and northern Plains,
Details on the advisory can be found here: FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY