Frigid Temperatures Continue; Heavy Snow Coming This WeekendGet ready for a one-two punch from Mother Nature. Bitter cold already has arrived, and lots of snow is expected this weekend.
Arctic Blast To Keep Chicago On Ice For A WhileBundle up are the buzz words for the next several days in the Chicago area as temperatures aren’t expected to rise above freezing for at least the next 10 days.
First Snowstorm Of The Season Breaks Chicago RecordThe first measurable snowfall of the season hit Chicago on Sunday, and by the time the snowstorm was over, it had broken a record, dumping 6.4 inches of snow at O'Hare International Airport.
OEMC Reminds Residents To Take Precautions During Cold WeatherResidents should prepare for cold temperatures and snowy conditions by having emergency kits ready for homes and vehicles, according to a statement from the Office of Emergency Management and Communications.
City Officials Expecting Colder, Snowier Winter Than UsualChicago could see the first snow flurries of the season this weekend, and city officials said they expect a lot more snow than usual this winter, but they said they’re ready for the extra work.
NW Indiana Feels Brunt Of Winter Storm, More Than 1,000 Flights Cancelled Parts of the Chicago area, particularly Northwest Indiana, are feeling the brunt of a major winter storm that has cancelled more than 1,000 flights at the city’s airports and could dump more than a foot of snow in some areas.
Brief Thaw For Chicago, Then Back To Arctic Temps By SundayAfter enduring more than three days of frigid temperatures, Chicago residents will have a couple days to thaw out before single digit temperatures rear their ugly heads again.
Snow, Sleet, Rain Make For Sloppy Roads On TuesdayWhile temperatures will climb above freezing later on Tuesday, the rain will stick around for the afternoon commute.
What's Coming First Day Of Meteorological Spring? More SnowThis 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.
Frigid Temperatures Follow On Heels Of Thursday's Heavy SnowAfter 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.
Fresh Snow Keeps Plows Busy All Night, Stalls Morning CommuteSnow-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.
February On Pace To Be 2nd Coldest In Chicago Since 1875In February 1875, the average temperature in Chicago was 14.6 degrees. If predicted temperatures for the rest of the month hold true, the 14.9 degree average this February will have been the second coldest February on record for Chicago, according to AccuWeather.