Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Wet, heavy snow began falling on Evanston around mid-day Tuesday, with snowfall expected to continue overnight. Share your photos from the storm.
Evanston crews started plowing the streets mid-day Tuesday as wet, heavy snow began to fall in blowing sheets. Drivers slowed to a crawl in downtown Evanston, while pedestrians on foot clutched their hoods tightly around their heads. What did the snowstorm look like in your backyard, or on your commute? Share your photos with Patch.
Monday, December 17, 2012
A storm system may dump 6 to 12 inches of snow on the Midwest this Thursday, reports indicate.
It's time to get those shovels ready. Our snow-less streak is expected to end Thursday with a storm that could drop six to 12 inches of snow on the Midwest, according to the Chicago Tribune. It's unclear at this point which areas will see the most snow but the story indicates that "current models suggest the heaviest snowfall will land to the west of Chicago, from northern Missouri through eastern Iowa and up into Wisconsin." Experts are predicting anywhere from one to "several" inches. Chicago has an 80 percent chance of flurries—especially after 3 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Snow could continue into the night and temperatures may dip as low as 24 degrees. The Tribune reports: Depending on the storm's path, Chicago …
Friday, February 24, 2012
City says plowing will continue through the evening.
Monday, January 31, 2011
The schools will be monitoring the situation.
From District 65 Superintendent Hardy Murphy: As you know we are expecting a severe snow storm to blanket the entire area over the next two days. It appears that the worst of this storm will be during the afternoon, evening and night hours on Tuesday and continue through the morning and mid day hours of Wednesday, the next day. And, I am sure you are aware that because of the half day in-service for our teachers, students are scheduled for a half day of attendance on Wednesday. Because of this, a late start is not practical. However, I share your concerns for the safety of our students in getting to school. I also know that many of you have child care concerns and that timely notification of whether school will be in session, is necessary…
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Evanston streets are covered in snow after a snowstorm Tuesday.
Evanston received approximately 3.5 inches of snow Tuesday, with more expected to accumulate through the evening. Click the picture at right to see a photo gallery of the day and read what people in Evanston had to say about the storm.