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Last Updated: 2:51 PM

Special Weather Statement

Areas Affected: Benton; Jasper; Lake; Newton; Porter

NWS Chicago (Northeastern Illinois and Northwestern Indiana)

...Burst of Moderate to Heavy Snow to Create Hazardous Travel Conditions this afternoon... As of 1 pm CST...moderate snow was occurring in Pontiac Illinois. This band of snow will quickly move through northern Illinois and northwest Indiana this afternoon. The snow will be heavy at times, reducing visibility to around a quarter mile in spots. This will result in a quick, slushy accumulation to around an inch or so, and lead to slow and hazardous travel conditions. Snow will not last more than a few hours, but will quickly accumulate on untreated roadways. Expect snow in the Chicago metro area between 2 and 3 pm CST.

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