CHICAGO (CBS) — The Department of Streets and Sanitation has dispatched 211 salt spreaders and snow plows for the evening commute with lake-effect snow falling in the Chicago area.
They will focus on clearing ice and snow from major streets and Lake Shore Drive.READ MORE: New Allegations Of Abuse Against R. Kelly Ahead Of New York Trial
Lake-effect snow is expected to persist on and off through the evening, which could make for slick road conditions.READ MORE: 'We're Out Here Having An Activity': Community Groups Said Their Voices, Projects Not Included In Crime Prevention Plans
To follow the snow plows in real time, go to www.chicagoshovels.org.
Light snow showers will come to an end late Wednesday, leaving cloudy and cold conditions for the evening.MORE NEWS: Summit Seeks To Help Latino Community Fight Alzheimer's And Stigma Against It
The low for Wednesday night is 3, with wind chills dropping to -10.