Thousands of flights across the country have been cancelled because of the storm, including hundreds of flights in Chicago, leaving many people spending the night at the airport.
Less than a tenth of an inch of ice will accumulate overnight, but that’s still enough to leave untreated roads and walkways slippery. Drivers should slow down and take extra precautions.
The potentially historic blizzard in the Northeast might have missed the Midwest, but it was having an impact at Chicago’s airports. Numerous flights at O’Hare and Midway airports have been delayed, and some airlines have begun cancelling flights.
More than 80 flights were canceled Sunday morning after a wet snow hit the Chicago area.
The Chicago area could see several inches of snow on the ground by Sunday morning.
Though Friday and Saturday’s weather look pleasant and mild for this time of year, snow likely will start falling early Sunday morning.
The wintry mix that peppered the Chicago area late Tuesday and overnight was expected to turn into snow by 7 a.m., according to the National Weather Service.
Arthur Smith was discovered in his garage in the 17300 block of Emerson in Hazel Crest during a well-being check, according to a spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
If you were in Chicago 30 years ago today, there’s a good chance you were either hiding under your blankets, or bundled up in more layers of clothing than Randy from “A Christmas Story.”
Halfway through the winter, snowfall totals and cold temperatures hardly compare to Chicago’s brutal winter of 2014, though temperatures have been slightly below normal, forecasters say.
The relatively warm weather from this weekend is expected to carry on through the week.
Chicago area is in for a warm weekend as temperatures climbed above freezing for Saturday.
Compared to last week’s bitter cold, this weekend is shaping up to be a tropical heat wave.
After a frigid and snowy start to the year, Chicago could flirt with the 40s this weekend, as temperatures rise above normal January levels, and people should be able to keep their shovels in the garage for a while.
Police say the deaths could be related to the cold weather, but autopsies will not be conducted until Tuesday.
The following are snow totals for northern Illinois and northwest Indiana from Sunday night into Monday morning. National Weather Service measurements are usually taken at 7 a.m. NORTHERN ILLINOIS SNOWFALL LOCATION (COUNTY): INCHES ELBURN (KANE) […]
CBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran was having some voice problems Sunday morning, so he decided to use cue cards to deliver the weather forecast.
The bitter blast is finally loosening its grip on the Chicago area. We are up from the negative digits to single digits at least.
The bitter cold is creating plenty of opportunities for car thieves who are finding easy pickings as people leave their vehicles running to warm up. WBBM’s Mike Krauser reports Hammond police are still sorting out a series of thefts that occurred Friday.
This week’s bitter blast has left lingering problems at both Chicago airports. Frozen fuel pipes at O’Hare forced at least two airlines to delay flights.