Light flurries began falling in the late morning as the first snow of the season was falling in the Tri-Cities and Kaneland areas.
The National Weather Service forecast warned of a chance of "a burst of moderate snow" today, as a fast-moving storm system is likely to bring a "mix of rain and snow to some parts of Northern Illinois."
The forecast calls for "a chance of rain before 3 p.m., then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow." The forecast adds that "little or no snow accumulation" is expected.
The chance of precipitation is 70 percent. The forecast high is 42 degrees, and the forecast low is 29. For the rest of the week, the forecast highs are 42 (Wednesday), 43 (Thursday) and 47 (Friday). The temperature is forecast to move into the 50s for Saturday and Sunday.