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Here's When Snow Will Hit Chicago (And Why You Should Leave Work Early)

By DNAinfo Staff | December 16, 2016 12:22pm

CHICAGO — Snow is coming Friday afternoon, promising to affect the afternoon rush hour, according to the National Weather Service.

Accumulation will range from 2 to 4 inches —  perhaps falling at a rate of up to an inch per hour. By Saturday morning, it may be mixed with sleet or light freezing rain.

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An additional 1 to 2 inches is forecast between Saturday afternoon and Saturday night.

The Weather Service is warning that 30-mph wind gusts could make travel dangerous Saturday night. Wind chills will be 15 below to 25 below Saturday.

Sunday's high  is forecast at 2 degrees during the day with blowing snow. Monday's forecast is for clear skies with a high of 16 degrees.


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