SNOWFALL AND SNOW DEPTH REPORTS. DATA PROVIDED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO AREA AND ROCKFORD AREA SNOWFALL TEAM. 12 HR SNOWFALL 12 HR SNOWFALL TOTAL LOCATION ENDING 6PM ENDING 6AM SNOW TODAY TODAY DEPTH AT 6PM ILLINOIS BEACH PARK / 0.0 / BEECHER / T / LA GRANGE T / 0.0 / 2 PEOTONE T / T / 2 PLAINFIELD 4SW 0.1 / 0.2 / 2 WILLOWBROOK T / 0.0 / 2 YORKVILLE 2SE 0.5 / / NORTHWEST INDIANA HIGHLAND 0.0 / 0.0 / 3 SCHERERVILLE 0.0 / 0.0 / 4 $$
Judging by that picture, we can see that the GFS is taking the clipper much farther up north. Now that several model runs have taken accumulations in the center of over 6 inches, confidence is increasing.