By Robb Ellis

CHICAGO (CBS) — Off-and-on snow showers persisted through Tuesday evening, with a blast of snow pounding the area at the 9 p.m. hour and reducing visibility.

The Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation deployed 211 snow-fighting vehicles. Salt spreaders will be out addressing ice and snow on the city’s arterial routes and Lake Shore Drive.

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The snow showers end Tuesday night as the low drops to 16.

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On Wednesday, it will be mostly sunny and breezy with a high of 33.

Wind Gusts: 01.19.21

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Sunshine – a mostly sunny sky – is expected for the rest of the week into the weekend.

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High Temperatures: 01.19.21

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7 Day Forecast: 01.19.21

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