Thursday, February 21, 2013
The Snow & Ice Management Association offers tips to avoid a fall during slick conditions.
Evanston was expected to get another blast of wintry weather overnight: the National Weather Service predicted the city would get three to five inches of snow Thursday evening through Friday afternoon. While most people prepare for driving safely in the snow, rarely do people think about keeping safe while walking in icy conditions. "Every winter the hazards of driving in snow and icy conditions are noted, but rarely is walking on snow and ice addressed," said Martin B. Tirado, CAE, Executive Director of the Snow & Ice Management Association. "Slipping and falling while walking accounts for a large number of winter-related injuries and can have an impact on the quality of life for the injured person." SIMA, the national nonprofit …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The National Weather Service is predicting three to five inches of new snow accumulation Thursday night in Evanston.
Snow along with freezing drizzle could make for dicey driving conditions Thursday night and Friday morning in Evanston. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for much of the Chicago suburbs with snow expected to start late Thursday afternoon and continue into the night before switching to freezing drizzle and light snow by early Friday. Evanston superintendent of streets and sanitation James Maiworm said his department was expecting about three inches of snow to fall on Evanston beginning late Thursday and lasting into early Friday morning. Snow and freezing drizzle is expected before noon on Friday, he said, while temperatures will reach a high of 36 degrees later that day. "Public Works is prepared for a …
Friday, February 25, 2011
A roundup of the region's major developments for Friday, Feb. 25.
The latest headlines on Patch sites around you: Man Dies in Early Morning Car Accident Up to 5 Inches of Snow Predicted; Winter Weather Advisory in Effect Charges Lead Lake County Coroner to Resign Pack Your Bags Kids, We're Going to Wisconsin! Renegade Pizza-Maker Earns National Nod