Tag: winter storm

A Homewood Public Works snow plow heads east on Ridge Road shortly after 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 22. Earlier predictions of a foot or more of snow did not materialize, but the storm Thursday and Friday brought Arctic temperatures and dangerous wind chill levels. There was enough snow to ensure a white Christmas, though. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

Storm drops little snow, brings much wind, cold

A winter storm Thursday and Friday delivered much less snow than was earlier predicted, though it was enough to give the area a white blanket in time for Christmas. Homewood received 2.6 inches of snow as of 7 a.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service. That’s enough snow to[Read More…]

Governor issues disaster proclamation following winter storm

Governor J.B. Pritzker issued a disaster proclamation for all 102 Illinois counties in response to the dangerous winter storm that has blanketed the state with life threatening wind chills, power outages and accumulating snow.  The extreme arctic temperatures adds additional stress on utility providers across the nation. As of 10:30[Read More…]

Storm brings much snow, few problems

Forecasters predicted a storm would drop 5 to 9 inches of wet snow on the area this past weekend, but residents found themselves shoveling much more. Flossmoor received 11.5 inches as of 7:09 p.m. Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. Homewood received 11.1 inches as of  7 a.m. Monday.[Read More…]

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