Chicago weather forecast: Winter snowstorm to dump several inches of accumulation on parts of the region Wednesday

CHICAGO (WLS) — A winter storm is expected to dump several inches of snow across parts of the Chicago area on Wednesday.

A Winter Weather Advisory will come into effect at midnight and last until 6 p.m. Wednesday for the Eastern Testament; grumpy ; Kankakee; Kendal; The room; Livingston; will of the north; southern Cook and southern Will counties in Illinois; and Jasper, Lake, Newton, and Porter counties in northwestern Indiana.

The advisory will be in effect from 3 a.m. CST to 7 p.m. CST for East St. Joseph, North La Porte, South La Porte, Starke, and West St. Joseph Counties in the Northeast. western Indiana.

ABC7 meteorologist Tracy Butler said areas under the advisory could see 3 to 4 inches of snow, with isolated areas receiving up to 5 inches of snow.

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Areas not covered by the advisory could see 1 to 2 inches of snow, with isolated locations seeing 3 inches of snow.

The snow is expected to start in the southern suburbs between 2 and 4 a.m. and move towards the city from around 5 a.m.

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The toughest travel conditions are expected between 6 a.m. and 11 a.m. Wednesday, with snow easing in the late afternoon and evening.

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