Flurries began falling early Wednesday, making streets slick, and covering sidewalks with a light dusting of snow for the morning commute.
The city deployed 200 snowplows to main streets Saturday afternoon as the snow that made the 2013-2014 winter season the fourth-snowiest on record for Chicago continued to fall. Up to 6 more inches are expected to fall across the area by Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service.
With the end of what experts call “meteorological winter,” this relentless, unforgiving season will be one of those that will remain in our collective memories for a long, long time.
While the temperatures have moderated somewhat, it comes with a price: More snow is expected this weekend.
We know, we know, you’ve heard this before. Temperatures will get a bit better this weekend, but as has become a seemingly constant refrain this winter, we’ll also see a fresh round of snow.
This winter might have been tough on Chicagoans who had to shovel all that snow, but it’s shaping up as good news for the butterfly population.
On Monday, the Department of Streets and Sanitation will begin carting away the lawn chairs, beat-up couches and discarded toys that have helped Chicagoans stake claim to cherished parking spaces they have cleared of snow.
If you think you’ve been having a tough time getting around this winter in all the snow, ice, slush, and now rain; just imagine what it’s like for the disabled.
City law allows police to ticket and even tow a car if it hasn’t been moved in seven days.
This winter officially became the 5th snowiest on record for Chicago on Monday, when 5 inches fell at O’Hare International Airport, bringing the season’s total to 67.9 inches. Here are snowfall totals for the city, suburbs, and northwest Indiana, according to the National Weather Service.
Monday’s snowstorm now places this winter has the fifth-snowiest on record.
After nearly five inches of snow on Monday, Chicago residents were digging out again on Tuesday, and were running out of places to put all the snow. All that snow could create another problem when it begins melting, possibly causing flooding in some areas.
Rising temperatures are expected to cause melting this week.
On Chicago’s Southwest Side, Little Village neighbors gather in the snow to say they have no place to park when they get home, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
With yet another snow coming down in this endless winter, residents of one suburb are saying a very public “thank you,” to the crews who clear their streets, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
The historic winter of 2013-14 continues as a Winter Storm Warning has been issued for the Chicago area on Monday.
Forecasters are predicting another winter wallop to the Chicago area, with up to 6 inches of snow expected to fall on Monday.
Record snow this winter could mean record flooding soon.
A west suburban man had no intentions of doing the usual chocolates and flowers for Valentine’s Day, but what he did do got him more attention that he ever expected.
Looking ahead to next week, Chicago will get a welcome relief with temperatures expected above freezing for several days in a row.