Chicago and suburbs could get 4 to 8 inches of snow before New Year's Day storm is done
CHICAGO - A New Year's Day snowstorm is bringing snow to parts of Chicago that have not seen much since so far this winter.
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning saying there is a significant threat to property or life in Cook County, DuPage County, Lake County, Lake County (Indiana), Porter County (Indiana) and Kenosha County (Wisconsin). The winter storm warning expires at 6 a.m. on Jan. 2.
FOX 32 Chicago Meteorologist Mark Strehl said that Chicago and the suburbs will get 4 to inches of snow, with more falling in areas to the north and east. Sunday will start out cloudy with a little more snow, but the sun will return later in the day.
Chicago announced on Saturday afternoon that 287 salt-spreading trucks were being deployed to the city's main streets and DuSable Lake Shore Drive.
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