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Winter weather advisory for Chicago area

Saturday, January 12, 2013

A winter weather advisory for mixed snow, sleet and freezing rain is in effect until 9 a.m. Sunday.

National Weather Service Advisory

...Wintry mix of precipitation moving into the area... ...Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 8 pm this evening to 9 am CST Sunday... The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for mixed snow... sleet and freezing rain...which is in effect from 8 pm this evening to 9 am CST Sunday.

* Timing...brief rain or freezing rain mixed with sleet is expected late this afternoon... but is not expected to last long enough to create travel problems. more widespread snow... mixed with sleet at times... will overspread the area from southwest to northeast between 7 and 10 pm CST this evening.

* Main impact...slippery travel with 1 to 3 inches of snow accumulation from the mid evening into the overnight.

* Other impacts...snow will diminish to spotty freezing drizzle by 3 am. spotty freezing drizzle will continue till around mid morning sunday.

Target Area: Boone; De Kalb; Kane; Lake; Lee; McHenry; Ogle; Winnebago

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