A fierce cold front swept through the Chicago area on Friday.
The snowfall made the roads slippery and reduced visibility throughout the area.
Multiple collisions and road closures have been reported on highways and public roads. Whiteout conditions have been reported towards the Wisconsin border.
How much snow will it snow in Chicago this weekend?
Friday afternoon will see occasional snow showers.
The skies clear late Friday night, but another snowmaker is due to arrive on Saturday.
Areas south of I-80 will have less accumulation. Expect 1-2 inches there. In areas near the Illinois-Wisconsin border, it can appear as close as 5 inches.
For the latest weather forecast, WGN Weather Blog.
The snow should leave the area on Sunday.
Temperatures are expected to drop significantly over the next week.
https://wgntv.com/news/crashes-reported-as-snow-road-conditions-worsen/ Accidents such as snow fall have been reported, and road conditions have deteriorated