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Chicago Weather: The winter storm causes chaos on vacation, over 100 flights canceled

CHICAGO (WLS) – The rain will turn to the snow desert in the Chicago area with several inches of accumulation…


The rain will turn to the snow desert in the Chicago area with several inches of accumulation as expected.

A winter storm leads to the Chicago area late Sunday afternoon. A Winter Storm Warning for Cook, DuPage and Lake Counties has been extended until 9:00 on Monday morning.

A Winter Storm Warning is currently in force for Boone, DeKalb, Kane, Lee, McHenry, Ogle and Winnebago County in Illinois until Monday at 6.00

The storm’s time can cause a nightmare for travelers trying to come home later today .

From 8 on Sunday, 169 flights were canceled at O ​​& H; airport and six flights were interrupted at Midway.

CLICK HERE for the last 7-day forecasts from the first alert weather:

Airlines recommend travelers to check their flights before they go to the airport. Many airlines also refrain from fees for flight changes.

Both Chicago airports will be flooded with vacationers trying to get home.

Only in Chicago, approximately 260,000 passengers will arrive at O ​​& Hare and 90,000 through Midway

AAA predicts over 54 million Americans traveled this year for Thanksgiving, an increase from last year.

In Illinois, 2.5 million people and hundreds of thousands of pilots run.

The biggest worrying passenger needs to worry about. about this imminent storm.

It will begin as rain changes then to snow, with some areas that look 8 inches snow or more. It will not be over to overnight hours, which can mean a lot of delays and cancellations.

If you drive, leave early and try to get ahead of the storm.

The heaviest snow is expected from DeKalb County north and east of Lake County, with snowfall between 1

0 and 12 inches possible. Between four and six centimeters of snow is likely to be downtown on Sunday night.

A Lakeshore Flood Warning has also been issued for cook, sea and porter links from 9 am Sunday to Monday Monday due to elevated water levels and high winds.

SUNDAY STORM OUTLOOK: Messy weather is expected on Sunday in the Chicago area and much of the Midwest. A strong low pressure system will move out of Missouri Sunday morning. The low-pressure track is still uncertain, but it’s likely to be a heavy snow shed from this system.

TIMING: Rain will spread to northern Illinois and northwestern Indiana sunday morning. Rain is coming to snow from west to east sometime in the afternoon or evening on Sunday. How early the transition takes place determines how much snow we see. Could be very small or heavy snow.

SUNDAYS: Rain will change to snow from west to city in the afternoon. When this transition occurs, it is uncertain and can not happen until Sunday evening or evening in certain areas. Temps in the 30’s.

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Sundays: ] The rain is changed to snow for all areas where it has not yet been completed. Accumulating snow is likely for most areas during this time frame. How much? Due to transition time. Temps that fall into the 20th century.

Monday morning: Temps in the 20th century. Cozy morning, commuting with some snow, still falling and licking snowways during the overnight hours.

HOW VERY SNOW ?: On the map below the area shaded in dark blue, you could see totals greater than 4 “+. If the heavy band of snow changes south, parts of northern Illinois can see so much as well.

The snow totals may vary from 1 to 8 inches above the area, depending on the storm’s track.

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