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Winter Storm Forecast Improving; Nearly 7 Inches Today, 10+ By Sunday

Winter Storm Forecast Improving; Nearly 7 Inches Today, 10+ By Sunday

Those areas are expected to get between 4 and 7 inches of snow.

Meanwhile, the storm is also trickling snow into the Great Lakes at rates of an inch per hour.

In the Chicago area, snow will start during the Thursday-evening commute, but the most significant impacts are expected for the Friday-morning rush.

In preparation for Winter Storm Mateo, which is expected to dump heavy snowfall across a large swath of the USA from the Great Plains to the Great Lakes through Friday, airlines are canceling flights and waiving change fees.

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Northern Illinois closed its campus in DeKalb, and districts 427, 302, 424, among others were closed Friday in the DeKalb County area.

The National Weather Service asks residents to monitor forecast updates, check their emergency supplies and consider postponing or altering travel plans.

By early Friday, more than 100 flights were canceled at Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Romulus, Michigan.

SATURDAY: A few snow showers throughout the day.

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Though the snow will wane off by Friday night, the winter weather won't be done just yet.

A Divvy bicycle rider deposits his bike in a rental kiosk as a winter storm makes its way through several Midwest states February 9, 2018, in Chicago.

The National Weather Service says Friday morning it's received reports of between 9 and 11 inches (23 to 28 centimeters) of snow over a 24-hour period in Fort Dodge, Iowa. By afternoon Sunday snow should have ended from the west, perhaps leaving up to a foot and a half of snow cover in some parts of the Chicago area.

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Chicago's two biggest airports, O'Hare and Midway, had hundreds of flight cancellations on Friday - some of which were canceled on Thursday before the storm arrived - because of Mateo, FlightAware reported. Expect sloppy road conditions heading to work Friday.