Chicago snowstorm

Should You Shovel the Snow Off Your Roof?

February 2015 goes down in the weather record books as the coldest February in Chicago history. Adding to the frigid temperatures was a snowstorm. According to ChicagoWeatherCenter.com, the average temperature was 14.6 degrees, and the city saw its third heaviest snowfall on record at 26.8 inches. All of this snow has raised major concerns for …

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Celebrate Snow in the City

There is nothing quite like waking up to a city blanketed with snow. Snow days are one of the big reasons why my two kids love living in Chicago. Bundle up and head outdoors to celebrate snow at these six fun programs, performances and events. Continue Reading»

Cool Map Thing: Track the City's Snow Plows with the Plow Tracker Map

January in Chicago means frigid temperatures, lots of snow and neighborhood battles over street parking. And when the snow comes down, many of the city’s streets are off limits for parking. But say you need to make a trip somewhere and you’re not sure if the major streets near you have been plowed or not. …

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Chiberia 2014: A Look at #Chiberia After the Record-Setting Snow Storm

At this point, it is pretty clear that Chiberia refuses to die. Last night’s snow storm officially made this winter the third snowiest on record. Chicagoans Chiberians have taken to Twitter and Instagram to share their displeasure with this latest storm that dumped five inches of snow on our city’s thawing streets. Who needs spring …

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Sorry About the Snow

It’s coming, and I feel partially responsible. Just a few days ago, I actually lamented out loud that I have missed snow this winter. Mother Nature must have been listening, because the area is getting some overnight. A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued from 9 p.m. Thursday to 9 a.m. Friday for the Chicago …

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