Snowless Stretch of 290 Days Coming to an End in Chicago

A winter storm stretching from Wisconsin to Kansas will drop up to three inches on the city


Up to three inches of snow could blanket the Chicago area tonight after a messy afternoon of rain showers and thunderstorms, ending a stretch of 290 days without snow.

The winter storm warning begins at 3 p.m. today and extends through 3 a.m. Friday, and winds of up to 60 miles per hour are expected into Friday morning.

"Those winds are going to be basically gusting as high as