Spring just keeps hitting the snooze button on us.
The trucks will focus on arterial streets, Lake Shore Drive, hills, bridge decks, overpasses and “other vital public safety locations” early Friday, according to a statement from the department.
According to the National Weather Service, 5.8 inches of snow fell at O’Hare International Airport during Monday’s snowstorm, bringing the official total for the month to 6.5 inches. The average snowfall for March in Chicago is 5.6 inches.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Below are the total snow fall amounts measured by National Weather Service observers on Monday, March 24, 2015: Monday’s snowstorm was the latest in the year Chicago has had more than 5 […]
Many golfers have been starting to scratch that spring itch in the past week, that is, until the snow that dropped on the Chicago area Monday.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory until noon. Forecasters predicted up to 2 to 4 inches of snow north of Interstate 80, and 3 to 5 inches north of a line from Dixon to Waukegan.
A light snowfall starting in the overnight hours could make for a messy rush hour commute Monday morning. About one to two inches of snow are expected by Monday morning.
While temperatures will climb above freezing later on Tuesday, the rain will stick around for the afternoon commute.
This month already was the third snowiest February on record in Chicago, and March will get an early jump on the snow, with a winter storm blanketing the area in up to 6 inches of snow on Sunday, March 1.
After the snowstorm ended, temperatures dropped nearly 20 degrees in 12 hours. As of shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday, it was 18 degrees at O’Hare. By 3 a.m. Friday, the temperature had edged to zero. As of 6 a.m., it was 1 below.
Snow-covered roads made for a very slick commute across the Chicago area Thursday morning, after 2 to 8 inches of snow fell in Chicagoland overnight. Lake-effect snow was still falling in some neighborhoods late Thursday morning.
Snowfall Wednesday afternoon and evening is making the roads slick, creating havoc for cars.
Tuesday night’s election results gave Chicago six more weeks of political campaigning, and from the looks of the weather forecast the city might have a similar amount of winter left, as well.
Many parts of the U.S. have already broken records for snowfall and below zero temperatures while other parts have seen unseasonably warm temperatures.
Sidewalks around 51st and Karlov remain encrusted with ice and snow, forcing pedestrians to use the street. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Metra officials said commuters can expect a good rush hour Thursday morning, despite subzero temperatures and wind chills as low as 30 below zero. Chief Operations Officer Pete Zwolfer said snow presents more of a problem than cold, although the arctic temperatures might slow things down a bit.
Southern Illinois could see between 6 and 12 inches of snow as a winter storm moves across the lower section of the state.
Dangerous whiteout conditions are making driving treacherous in the Chicago area.
A National Weather Service wind chill advisory for northern Illinois and Indiana went into effect at 8 p.m. Saturday and is slated to run until 9 a.m. Sunday.
Snow, frigid temperatures and 45-mph winds could make for a grisly Thursday morning in parts of northwest Indiana, the National Weather Service warned.