With his boss up for re-election in February, the man in charge of snow removal for Chicago said Tuesday that city crews are ready for the coming winter, even if there’s a repeat of last year’s brutal conditions.
Winter is coming and along with it scallop season. Try Ben Pollinger’s recipe for fried sea scallops.
The reward for surviving last winter’s frigid temperatures and record snowfall, several states are learning, is drastic price increases for road salt — in some cases, five times as expensive as last season.
Meteorologists don’t take much stock in predictions from the Farmer’s Almanac, which is calling for a frigid winter season, but there are more scientific signs that Chicago would see a wild one in 2014-15.
A study released today points a finger at road salt. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
Are all of these extreme weather events evidence of global warming or climate change?
After Wednesday morning’s snow, Chicago is now 10 inches shy of the all-time record for snowfall in a single season.
The world’s biggest hamburger chain said Monday that sales fell 1.4 percent in February at established U.S. locations. It blamed the harsh winter weather, but conceded that “challenging industry dynamics” also played a role.
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.
Authorities across the Chicago region reported several weather-related accidents, including a pileup that closed lanes on Interstate 55 at Illinois Route 47, south of Morris.
The historic winter of 2013-14 continues as a Winter Storm Warning has been issued for the Chicago area on Monday.
Looking ahead to next week, Chicago will get a welcome relief with temperatures expected above freezing for several days in a row.
An igloo village in Finlad is open to visitors. If you’re looking to vacation in the snow, head to this arctic resort Kakslauttanen.
CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist tells us about a unique study that looks at how bitter conditions affect the mind.
All this talk about how Chicago has become Siberia–or Chiberia–got us to wondering: Just how cold is it these days in that part of the former Soviet Union?
For some, as CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports, the cold can be life-threatening.
Subzero is tough for most except for those willing to wait out the fish on Northern Illinois’ Chain O’Lakes.
CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros takes a look at some of the oddest phenomena that have occurred this winter.