As historic amounts of snow continue to fall on Chicagoland, many towns are worried about a dwindling supply of salt to clear their roads. Town managers might want to dial up their friends up to the north.
In a pattern Chicagoans likely are growing very weary of repeating, bitter temperatures will return to the area after the latest snowfall, before another round of snow this weekend.
The mounds of snow and bitter cold are doing no favors to many businesses in west suburban Hinsdale, but the businesses are working hard to bring in customers.
In Gary Indiana, there are a lot of confused and angry drivers because the city is enforcing a parking law because of the snow.
Winter 2014 now ranks as one of the snowiest in Chicago.
A snowstorm dumped up to 6 inches of snow in Chicago, more than 7 inches in some suburbs, and more than 8 inches in parts of northwest Indiana from Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning.
Heavy, blowing snow was making Chicago area roads very treacherous early Wednesday, and airlines were cancelling hundreds of flights at O’Hare and Midway airports due to the winter storm.
With even more snow headed to the Chicago area on Tuesday, the continuous cleanup efforts have been creating problems for some towns and cities that are running low on road salt.
Well, get ready Chicago. Another winter storm is heading our way, just on the heels of the weekend snow “event.”
hursday’s brief snow would have otherwise gone unnoticed in Chicago, except for the fact that it marked another milestone in what has become quite the winter.
A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for the Chicago area, with a forecast that is calling for up to nine inches of snow to fall in some locations.
Road crews in Elgin haven’t had a full weekend off since November. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
By meteorological standards, the winter of 2014 has been nothing short of impressive.
Chicago rarely gets snow days. What does it take for the rest of the country to give kids a snow day?
The extreme cold is gone, but Chicago will be trading that for some windy and snowy conditions on Thursday.
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.
If record-setting cold temperatures this month weren’t enough, the amount of snow is also one for the record books.
Jefferey A. Fields, 26, and Bernard V. Williams, 27, are each charged with robbery.
The Chicago area has seen the last of subzero temperatures for a few days, but more snow is on the way for the afternoon and evening, and high winds will keep wind chills feeling frigid the rest of the morning.
Spokesman Dan Ferrelli said Aurora salt spreaders have been out 2 1/2 times more often this winter than the last two years combined at this point, so there’ll be changes to how Aurora trucks clear streets.