Sleet started to blanket the Rockford area just after 6 a.m. today making travel a bit risky for some.

So how much sleet are we supposed to get today?

The National Weather Service's Chicago office is reporting the Rockford area could see 2 to 3 inches of sleet before the storm is over. Higher amounts of sleet are predicted for the area west of Rockford.

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The National Weather Service forecast calls for some light snow later today. Total amounts of sleet and snow could be three inches.

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A Winter Storm Warning will remain in effect through 6 p.m. today.