Our area is now under a winter storm warning.
The National Weather Service issued the warning for Lake and McHenry Counties from 3 p.m. until midnight.
Rain is expected to change to snow this afternoon, with snowfall rates of an inch or more per hour this evening. Snowfall totals could reach 4 to 7 inches.
The National Weather Service warns that the heavy, wet snow could weigh down branches and power lines.