The Monday evening commute could be potentially hazardous for drivers – the National Weather Service is predicting about 3 to 6 inches of snow will fall. A winter weather advisory is in place from noon until midnight for all of northern Illinois.
The service is predicting snowfall from noon to midnight and is warning drivers to plan for slippery road conditions and reduced visibility. Wind chills are expected to hit zero to 10 degrees below zero Monday night.
By rush hour, snowfall totals are expected to reach 1 to 3 inches. Drivers are encouraged to use caution, slow down and plan extra time to reach their destinations, according to a weather advisory from the weather service.
Snow conditions are expected to continue throughout the week with a 70 percent chance of snow Tuesday night and a chance of snow on Friday. according to the National Weather Service.
Temperatures are expected to climb back to the mid 20s by the end of the week.