Potent winter storm winding down…

The snow ended earlier this morning in Chicago and is starting to wind down across most of northern Indiana.  Here are the latest advisories and warnings as of 9AM: 

All of northern Illinois (Including Chicago):  A Winter Weather Advisory expired at 9AM.  No additional snow is expected, but gusty NW winds will result in some blowing and drifting snow. 

Lake, Porter and Jasper counties in Indiana:  The Winter Storm Warning has been cancelled and replaced with a Winter Weather Advisory for blowing and drifting snow.  Little or no additional accumulation is expected. 

LaPorte, St. Joseph and Berrien Counties:  A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6PM Wednesday evening.  Light to moderate snow will transition in moderate to heavy lake effect snow showers by late this morning.   Total snow accumulations of 8″ to 14″ can be expected.  Winds gusting to 40mph may result in significant blowing and drifting snow making driving difficult on area roads including Interstates 80, 90 and 94.

Legend for map below

White: Winter Weather Advisory (mainly for blowing & drifting snow)

Red:  Winter Storm Warning

 

WGN Weather Center 7 Day Forecast