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Sliding into 1948: New Year’s Day ice storm cripples Chicago
Posted 7:55 PM, December 28, 2019, by
WGN Weather Team
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Cold but sunny days ahead, warmup this weekend
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Moisture-laden storm system brings potpourri of winter weather to the area; could be among January’s heaviest precipitation event in Chicago since records began in 1871
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Does the Chicago area ever get any bad ice storms?
High winds, including 60 mph gusts, sweep Chicago Thursday; same system delivered 30+” snow in Colorado’s mountains; Thanksgiving weather quiets down between storms—but Storm #2 brings rain by Saturday—and possible snow Sunday
Quieter, storm-free weather week—near seasonable temps; moist “atmospheric river” keeps rains/snows coming on West Coast—mountains remove most moisture before it reaches Chicago
Winter 2019-2020’s biggest storm to date threatens the Chicago area with a multitude of significant threats: heavy rain/flooding, lakeshore flooding, ice storm and heavy snow
Complex winter storm follows brief windy warm up; all forms of precipitation on the table; Deep South severe weather risk
Arctic chill’s frigid west winds delivering Chicago’s first below normal temps in 16 days; huge waves are battering Michigan shoreline; weather pattern’s progressive—cold air’s moving right along; temps rebound Thursday; new cold hits Sunday
Holiday travelers warned to be aware of powerful storm
Messy winter weather continues; Thursday’s sporadic snow transitions to wintry mix—even possible rain—late tonight into Friday; snow chances surge again Friday night with upper low’s move toward Chicago
Patchy freezing drizzle to affect parts of the Chicago area Wednesday a.m. More significant, potentially messy weather system to bring a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain Friday into Saturday. Colder pattern locking in the rest of January
Unseasonable warmth returns as 2019 closes
Worst storm of the season brings rain, ice and snow to Chicagoland; Winter Storm Watch issued
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What is “thundersnow”?
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