White Christmas brings up to 4 inches, heavy winds

White Christmas brings up to 4 inches, heavy winds

Snow showers continue to move out of the tri-state, use caution if you plan to travel out tonight.

"It is most likely to fall through the afternoon and into the evening over Christmas Day".

A winter weather advisory was in effect from 6 a.m.to 6 p.m. Sunday for Cook, DuPage and Kane counties, while winter storm warnings were declared for Lake and other northern in counties - also from 6 a.m.to 6 p.m.

Sunday's steady snowfall, though admittedly worrying for some motorists, thrilled area residents dreaming of a white Christmas. There's a 60 percent chance of precipitation, with new snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

Southeast Nicholas County, including the City of Richwood, is expected to receive two and five inches with its advisory expiring 9 a.m. Christmas morning.

Days of cold are expected to follow Christmas, with temperatures expected to be in the 20s on Tuesday and Wednesday and the high teens on Thursday and Friday.

A light snow of around an inch or less fell in Wyandotte County overnight.

White Christmas brings up to 4 inches, heavy winds
White Christmas brings up to 4 inches, heavy winds

The warning also includes Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany and southern Erie counties.

Bookmaker Coral saw an increase in customers betting on a white Christmas, Aberdeen had the shortest odds at 2-1 for snowfall, while Birmingham and Manchester are both on 6-1 with London trailing on 8-1.

NWS advises to be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.

A winter weather advisory is in effect to 7 p.m. Monday for Steuben County. With that snow comes wind with gusts up to 23 miles per hour.

Last year, a few of those inches - 3, in fact - rested on the grounds of the region as families made the annual trek to family gatherings and unwrapped presents throughout the morning.

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