CHICAGO (WLS) -- Light snowfall is reducing visibility to a mile and a half in some locations throughout the Chicago area, ABC7 Meteorologist Tracy Butler said.
The snow is expected to continue into the middle part of Friday afternoon with accumulations between a half an inch and an inch in some areas. Temperatures will remain in the low 30s and Butler said snowfall will wind down by the evening.
The weekend forecast is expected to remain calm with mostly sunny skies and highs in the 30s, although a rain/snow mix will push through during the evening commute Monday.
Chicago's light flurries come as quite a contrast to weather on the East Coast, where blizzard warnings are currently in effect for Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York City. Snowfall totals in those areas could reach 1-2 feet.