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CBS 2 photojournalists Lou Kleinberg and Dino Pillizzi help a stranded motorist who slid off I-90 on Tuesday. (Credit: Marissa Bailey/CBS)

Snow, Sleet, Rain Make For Sloppy Roads On Tuesday

While temperatures will climb above freezing later on Tuesday, the rain will stick around for the afternoon commute.

03/03/2015

A City of Chicago snow plow pushes the slush off the road. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

What’s Coming First Day Of Meteorological Spring? More Snow

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.

02/27/2015

Temperatures Drop Near Zero Degrees In Chicago

Frigid Temperatures Follow On Heels Of Thursday’s Heavy Snow

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.

02/27/2015

CBS 2 Weather Watcher Eugene Wood said 4 inches of snow had fallen in Alsip by 6 a.m. Thursday. (Supplied Photo)

Fresh Snow Keeps Plows Busy All Night, Stalls Morning Commute

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.

02/26/2015

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Snowfall Creating Slick Conditions On Roadways

Snowfall Wednesday afternoon and evening is making the roads slick, creating havoc for cars.

02/25/2015

(Photo credit: Angela J. Freese)

Snow In Forecast For Afternoon, Evening

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.

02/25/2015

Icy Water In NYC (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

America The Beautiful (And Freezing)

Many parts of the U.S. have already broken records for snowfall and below zero temperatures while other parts have seen unseasonably warm temperatures.

02/25/2015

An Archer Heights sidewalk is covered in snow and ice more than two weeks after a blizzard. (CBS)

Blizzard Long Gone, But Snow And Ice Remain On Sidewalks

Sidewalks around 51st and Karlov remain encrusted with ice and snow, forcing pedestrians to use the street. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

02/20/2015

Metra trains sit in a rail yard in Chicago on Jan. 6, 2015. (Credit: CBS)

Metra: Cold Shouldn’t Have Significant Impact On Thursday Morning Rush

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.

02/18/2015

Snow-covered trees in the Pioneer Woods Forest Preserve. (Credit: Phyllis Cerny/Cook County Forest Preserve District)

Heavy Snow For Southern Illinois

Southern Illinois could see between 6 and 12 inches of snow as a winter storm moves across the lower section of the state.

02/16/2015

Police say slick conditions may be to blame for a pileup on the Kennedy Expressway Sunday morning. (Credit: Molly Miossi)

Nearly 40 Vehicles Involved In Kennedy Pileup

Dangerous whiteout conditions are making driving treacherous in the Chicago area.

02/15/2015

Temperatures Drop Near Zero Degrees In Chicago

Light Snow To Follow Dangerously Bitter Cold In Chicago

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.

02/14/2015

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Up To 6 Inches Of Snow Possible In NW Indiana

Snow, frigid temperatures and 45-mph winds could make for a grisly Thursday morning in parts of northwest Indiana, the National Weather Service warned.

02/12/2015

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City To Begin Removing “Dibs” Markers On Friday

If you’ve got lawn chairs or hat racks marking “dibs” on your parking spot, you might want to move them by Friday or they’ll belong to the city.

02/11/2015

Some sidewalks remain unshoveled in Bronzeville. (CBS)

Days After Blizzard, Absentee Owners Still Neglecting Sidewalks

Some Bronzeville residents complain that the city hasn’t cracked down on absentee owners. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

02/06/2015

Tyler Healy (R) gets help digging out his car from his brother Calvin on February 2, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Eighteen inches of snow fell on the city in the past 24 hours, the fifth largest snowfall in the city's history.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Mild Weekend On Tap, But Don’t Expect Much Snow To Melt

After a quick blast of Arctic air on Thursday, a milder weekend is in store for Chicago this weekend, but don’t expect all that snow to go anywhere anytime soon.

02/06/2015

Anne Larson dug out the fire hydrant near her house, so firefighters could see where it is after the blizzard buried it. (Credit: Anne Larson)

Fire Department Asking Chicagoans To “Adopt” Hydrants And Clear Snow

With snow piled high on many parkways in the city, the Chicago Fire Department has asked residents to give firefighters a helping hand, by digging out hydrants on their blocks.

02/06/2015

U.S. postal carrier trudges through snow in Chicago. (CBS)

Letter Carriers: Please Make Sure Walks, Stairs Are Cleared Of Snow

Each step Theresa Walker takes to deliver mail carries danger. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

02/05/2015

A load of salt is dumped into an Illinois Department of Transportation snow plow, in preparation for Tuesday's snowstorm. (Credit: CBS)

Salt: From Mine, To Your Street

CBS 2’s Ed Curran takes us on a very deep underground visit beneath Lake Erie.

02/05/2015

A wheelchair-user tries to navigate a snowy sidewalk Thursday. (CBS)

Lingering Snow, Ice Present Obstacles To People With Disabilities

It’s hard enough navigating snow-clogged streets and sidewalks when you don’t have a disability. When you have one, it can be very difficult to get around, CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.

02/05/2015

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