Don't put away your snow shovel and bag of salt just yet. According to the National Weather Service, Mother Nature isn't done dumping snow on Chicago.
According to the pros, another snow-producing system is moving through town over the next two days, with a chance of light flurries on Wednesday and lake effect snow on Thursday. Anticipate a break from the frosty stuff on Friday and Saturday.
Cold temperatures remain in place for the next few days. Another snow producing system moves through Wednesday afternoon through Thursday, with lake effect snows expected Thursday. A brief break in snow is expected Friday into Saturday. #ilwx #inwx pic.twitter.com/P5Xi3gepUN— NWS Chicago (@NWSChicago) February 17, 2021
The National Weather Service also reports that over the past three weeks, a total of 34.1 inches of snow has been recorded at O'Hare International Airport. It's the snowiest three weeks the city has seen since 1979, when almost 40 inches was recorded in January. That's not all: "Chicago is also currently at 9 consecutive calendar days of accumulating snowfall, which ties the record from Feb 3-11, 2018," tweeted the National Weather Service Chicago yesterday. "Snow records for Chicago date back to 1884."
Keep those faucets dripping and sidewalks shoveled, Chicago!
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