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: Organizer Planning To Go Ahead With Concert In Valparaiso, Indiana This Summer, With Some COVID Precautions
Lake-effect snow is expected to persist on and off through the evening, which could make for slick road conditions.READ MORE: 1 Dead, 2 Injured In I-57 Expressway Shooting Near 119th Street
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: Chicago Weather: Temperatures Climbing; Sunny Skies Ahead
The low for Wednesday night is 3, with wind chills dropping to -10.