Weather in Chicago: Several inches of snow are expected to fall in some areas. Wednesday

On Wednesday, a winter storm is expected to dump several inches of snow on parts of the Chicago area.

Eastern Will, Grundy, Kankakee, Kendall, La Salle, Livingston, northern Will, southern Cook, and southern Will counties in Illinois, as well as Jasper, Lake, Newton, and Porter counties in northwest Indiana, will be under a Winter Weather Advisory until 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The advisory will be in effect for eastern St. Joseph, northern La Porte, southern La Porte, Starke, and western St. Joseph counties in northwest Indiana from 3 a.m. CST to 7 p.m. CST.

According to ABC7 Meteorologist Tracy Butler, areas under the advisory could receive 3-4 inches of snow, with isolated areas receiving up to 5 inches.

Areas not covered by the advisory could get 1-2 inches of snow, with isolated spots getting 3 inches.

Snow is expected to fall between 2-4 a.m. in the southern suburbs and move toward the city around 5 a.m.

The most difficult travel conditions are expected between 6 and 11 a.m. Wednesday, with snow diminishing later in the afternoon and evening.

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