Remnants of Super Typhoon Nuri were moving off the Japanese coast, and expected to reach Alaska’s western Aleutian Islands over the weekend. Next week, the storm will bring bitter cold weather to the Chicago area.
Don’t kill the messenger. Winter is more than two months away, but some parts of northern Illinois could get their first taste of snow Friday night.
Scientists in the Chicago area said Friday the kind of tumultuous weather we’ve been having is just more evidence of global warming, and a reason to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions.
Now that we’ve put our shorts and flip flops back in storage for the time being, federal figures show temperatures this March were 8.6 degrees above normal for most of the country.
A long-range forecast says a few months from now, we could be in for one of the snowiest winters in recent memory. And that prediction is for the year after the third heaviest blizzard in Chicago history.