Afternoon Briefing: Winter weather advisory in effect tonight

Good afternoon, Chicago.

Overnight snowfall of less than an inch led to a slippery commute in Chicago this morning, with the National Weather Service warning that parts of Illinois and Indiana could see another 1 to 3 inches of dry, fluffy snow in the evening.

Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches, with isolated totals up to 4 inches, are possible in portions of central, east-central, north-central and northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana, the weather service said. A winter weather advisory goes into effect at 6 p.m. Thursday, lasting until noon Friday.

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