UpdateFebruary 26th, 2013 at 3:18 pm by Chad Evans under Chad's WLFI Weather Blog
Temperature has dropped from 35 to 32 at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport with heavy snow now falling. Kankakee has gone to snow with 32. Rantoul, Illinois (east-central Illinois) now has all snow with 34. Jasper County Airport is reporting rain/snow/sleet mix as of 3 p.m. with 34. Fowler has rain & 34. Here at WLFi, it is 35 with light rain. Kentland just reported all snow.
Dynamic cooling associated with upper low Illinois is moving northward & eastward. This will lead to gradual change-over to snow with time this evening-tonight in the viewing area. It will occur in the northwest counties first.
Observations from airports & spotters in second graphic.