By meteorological standards, the winter of 2014 has been nothing short of impressive.
Not only is the salt bag that many homeowners bought three years ago gone, in many cases, so is the bag that replaced it as the cycle of snow-freeze-thaw continues.
In north suburban Lincolnshire, there have been ongoing supply concerns because demand has been unusually high this season. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Chicago’s Water Management Department was out clearing the city’s catch basins Friday so that the melting snow and rain have a place to go. CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman reports.
Ald. Roderick Sawyer says his ward’s five trucks have been limited to one load of salt a day, and they’re often sent to salt a higher priority: Lake Shore Drive. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
By now, many cars are coated in a salty, dirty muck after this week’s snow and extreme cold. As CBS 2’s Ed Curran reports, it’s important to get that grime washed off before it warms up this weekend.
A freezing rain advisory was issued Sunday morning and extended to 2 p.m. for areas in northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana.
Along the lakefront on Tuesday, cyclist after cyclist after cyclist went down.
Police said the girls were in a few feet of water for five to seven minutes, about 20 feet from the shore near the Edgewater Walk complex.
A dog was rescued last week along Chicago’s icy lakefront, but sometimes people aren’t so lucky. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
But just how safe is that ice? CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
Chicago Animal Care and Control personnel were still seeking the owner of a dog that eluded capture on the ice of Jackson Habor for nearly three hours before it was rescued Tuesday.
Grab the ice scraper, because you may need it before you head out this Sunday morning.
Two people were rescued from the shallow depths of a north suburban lake Saturday after falling through ice softened by unseasonably warm temperatures.
The bizarrely warm temperatures this week worry one climate expert.
On a recent day, they say, Chicago police and Immigration showed up and hauled seven workers away.
One of the things you’re likely to have to deal with on Thursday is slippery conditions.
Good gravy. It is still so stupid hot. Even if it’s not triple digits, this is still gross. My shirt is holding onto every inch of my back. Walking is hard. Biking makes me feel and smell like a surly viking. THIS MUST STOP. Let’s go cool off and remember that we live in an age where for the low, low cost of our children’s future with an ozone layer, we can be cold right now – YEAH! Besides, they’ll probably invent totally green-recyclable-organic A/C units that make the rainforest glow with Gaia’s energy. We deserve to be cold, and the kids will fix it! DOUBLE YEAH!
Ice on the roadway made for a treacherous commute Monday morning on the Borman Expressway in Northwest Indiana.
A 43-year-old man was hospitalized Monday afternoon after he tried to ride his bicycle across a frozen pond in northwest suburban Streamwood and fell through the ice.