Update: This Morning's Snowfall Totals
St. Charles tops area with 4.5 inches, Geneva follows with 4.4 and Batavia with 3.2.
The snow forecast for Saturday did indeed arrive in Kane County and the greater Chicago area.
Snow continues to fall steadily this morning and has accumulated to several inches in various areas. The snow began falling late last evening but will turn to light flurries this afternoon.
The winter weather advisory remains in effect until 4 p.m. today. Expect to see four to six inches of total accumulation, with the highest amounts expected west of Interstate 39 in north central Illinois, according to the National Weather Service in Chicago.
The snowfall did bring reduced visibility to some areas and slippery roads. Use caution while driving.
The following are some of the 24- hour snowfall amounts for this area, from highest accumulation to lowest in inches. Observations are usually taken at 7 a.m., according to the National Weather Service:
—St. Charles: 4.5
—Geneva (north): 4.4
—Yorkville (northeast): 4
—Aurora (southeast): 3.7
—Yorkville (west): 3.7
—Yorkville (southeast): 3.5
—Batavia (northwest): 3.2
—Geneva (northeast): 3.1
—Batavia (west): 3.1
—Huntley (west): 2.7