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Snow makes for hazardous evening commute

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  • Motorists navigate evening rush hour snow on Randall Road in Algonquin Monday.

      Motorists navigate evening rush hour snow on Randall Road in Algonquin Monday.
    Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • Vince Missonak of Wheaton clears the snow off his car in a Wheaton commuter lot Monday evening as the snow continues to fall.

      Vince Missonak of Wheaton clears the snow off his car in a Wheaton commuter lot Monday evening as the snow continues to fall.
    Mark Black | Staff Photographer

  • Mariano Portillo, left, leads a formation of shovelers as they remove snow Monday evening at Algonquin Commons. Monday's evening rush hour accumulation is the first of multiple snow patterns that are forecast to move through the suburbs this week.

      Mariano Portillo, left, leads a formation of shovelers as they remove snow Monday evening at Algonquin Commons. Monday's evening rush hour accumulation is the first of multiple snow patterns that are forecast to move through the suburbs this week.
    Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • A man carries balloons through the snow Sunday as he crosses the parking lot at Hawthorn Village Commons in Vernon Hills. Forecasters say the suburbs can expect up to 5 more inches of snow today, much of it just before the evening commute.

      A man carries balloons through the snow Sunday as he crosses the parking lot at Hawthorn Village Commons in Vernon Hills. Forecasters say the suburbs can expect up to 5 more inches of snow today, much of it just before the evening commute.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Cars drive slowly through the snow on Route 83 in Long Grove on Sunday. Forecasters say the suburbs can expect a slow and hazardous evening commute today, with 1 to 3 inches of snow falling around rush hour.

      Cars drive slowly through the snow on Route 83 in Long Grove on Sunday. Forecasters say the suburbs can expect a slow and hazardous evening commute today, with 1 to 3 inches of snow falling around rush hour.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report

Another round of accumulating snow hit the suburbs today, making for a slow and hazardous evening commute.

Up to 5 inches of snow in total 0could fall in parts of northeast Illinois, according to the National Weather Service. Snowfall was heavy by rush hour, which resulted in reduced visibility and snow-covered roads. Drivers are encouraged to slow down, use caution and leave extra time to reach their destinations.

The winter weather could continue throughout the week, with forecasters calling for chances of snow Wednesday and Friday.

Temperatures are expected to climb to the low 30s by the end of the week.

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