Snow totals add up as more reports pour in

Update 4:20PM CST

The center of low pressure is moving rapidly northeast out of Indiana into southeastern Lower Michigan. Bands of light to occasionally moderate snow continue to form to our west and move over the Chicago area.

Additional recent snowfall reports:

Location     Snowfall (inches)

Morris              5.5

Grant Park      5.0

Highwood        3.8

Villa Park         4.0

Joliet                6.2


The low pressure center continues to move of to the east through Indiana and the storm pattern has elongated into a more west-east orientation. As bands of light to occasionally moderate snow continue to develop to our west and track east,  Chicago area snowfall totals are creeping up – especially in central and southern sections. Latest reports put snowfall totals from  2 to 3-inches far north to 6 to 8+ inches south. Greatest total to this point is the 8.0 inches at DeMotte, Indiana with Ottawa, ILa close second at 7.6 inches and Dyer, IN right behind at 7.5 inches..

Latest reports…

Location        snowfall (inches)

DeMotte, Jasper Co, IN          8.0

Ottawa, La Salle Co                7.6             

Dyer, Lake Co IN                     7.5

Tinley Park, Cook Co              5.0

Midlothian, Cook Co                5.5

Wadsworth, Lake Co IL          2.8

Braidwood, Will Co.                7.5

Lombard, DuPage Co.            4.0 

Hobart, Lake Co. IN                6.5

Beecher, Will Co.                    6.5

Portage, Porter Co., IN           5.8

Darien, DuPage Co.               3.8

Marengo, McHenry Co.          2.2

Crown Point. Lake Co., IN      4.2

DeKalb, DeKalb Co.               3.0

Deerfield, Lake Co.                 2.0

McHenry, McHenry Co.         2.5

Crest Hill, Will Co                   4.1

Carol Stream, Du page Co     3.4

Geneva, Kane Co                   3.9

St. Charles, Kane Co              4.3

Antioch, Lake Co                    3.5

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