More snow is on the way but nothing major, according to the National Weather Service.
Light snow and flurries will be falling first, said NWS meteorologist Andrew Krein.
“Then we’re looking at more heavily persistent snow moving in by around noonish,’’ Krein said.
The snow will continue throughout the rest of the afternoon and about 2-3 inches are expected in a “pretty uniform’’ distribution over northern Illinois and northwest Indiana, Krein said.
Temperatures should be “relatively mild,’’ with highs in the low 20s and lights winds.
Tonight it will get colder and Monday, temperatures are expected to plunge below zero, with wind chills about 20 below for Monday morning, according to Krein.
No weather advisories or alerts are planned, he said.
The city's Department of Streets and Sanitation sent out 200 snow plows and salt spreaders to main routes, as of late this morning, the department said in a release.
The plows will focus on salting and plowing main streets and Lake Shore Drive to ensure streets are safe and clear for motorists and emergency vehicles, the department said.
The department will deploy additional snow removal resources as needed.
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