US Chicago sees 9 straight days of snowfall, matching record

23:31  12 february  2018
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Chicago has experienced an impressive NINE straight days with measurable snow from February 3-11, 2018, which ties a record set in 2009 and 1902. ILLINOIS 2- Day Snowfall Location (County): Amt(inches) Reports.

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Chicago has recorded measurable snowfall every day since Feb. 3, tying a record for the longest such stretch that's only been matched twice since Most of the main roads are cleared in the city and suburbs, but many of the side streets and sidewalks are still covered after nine straight days of snow .

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It has actually been nine days with "measurable amounts" of snow in Chicago, which, the National Weather Service explains, means 0.1 inches or more. That ties a record and marks just the third time it has happened since the agency began keeping records in 1885, said Stephen Rodriguez, a meteorologist.

The weather service issued a winter weather advisory Saturday night and by noon Sunday, another 4 inches of snow blanketed the Chicago area, spurring travel warnings on the snow-covered roads. Most of the area awoke to find roads and sidewalks they had already painstakingly cleared, repeatedly, in need of yet another round of shoveling.

Rodriguez said the efforts may be the last for a while.

"No, we're not going to break the record," he said, adding that no snow is expected Monday.

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Let's recap some of the notable records we saw across the nation during the month, starting with the cold. - Dallas/Ft. Worth: Six straight days of highs of 45 degrees or colder (Nov. - Chicago : 180 straight hours below freezing (late on Nov. 11 until late morning Nov. 19). This storm went on to bring Caribou, Maine, its earliest-in-season double-digit snowfall (10.1 inches on Nov.

Chicago has recorded measurable snowfall every day since Feb. 3, tying a record for the longest such stretch that’s only been matched twice since 1885, the weather service said. As of 5:55 a.m., O’Hare International Airport had seen 11 inches of snowfall since Thursday

Officials had measured 4.3 inches of snow between midnight Saturday and noon Sunday. But that should be it for a while, Rodriguez said.

By nightfall, temperatures around the area were expected to drop significantly from the mid-20s to single digits downtown, and 0 or subzero temperatures in the suburbs to the north, west, and south, he said.

The record ties another nine-day snow pummeling from Jan. 6 to Jan. 14 in 2009, which was the first time in more than a century that there had been measurable snow for so many days. The previous occurrence was in 1902, Rodriguez said.

The snow in the past nine days represents 65 percent of the season's snowfall so far, according to the weather service. Snowfall totals were well below average until this week, but since Feb. 2, the total snowfall at O'Hare for the 2017-2018 season has gone from 10 inches to 28.3 inches as of Sunday, according to the weather service.

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No snow in Chicago . One of the places that set numerous temperature records was Chicago . During one stretch, the Windy City had six straight days above 66 degrees. MSP Airport has only recorded 0.3" of snowfall this month. This ranks as the second most days above 70 degrees in February, nearly matching February 1890.

How Often it Snows in Chicago . The O'Hare Airport has more snowy days , 28.5 a year, than other places in the Chicago area that record snowfall . Chicago 's Midway Airport averages 26.7 days annually with snow , while the Botanical Gardens have 22.3 days .

Friday's winter storm dumped at least 6 inches across much of the city and suburbs and resulted in mass school closings, dozens of crashes and at least 1,000 flights canceled.

Chicago police reported a fatal traffic crash about 7:30 a.m. Sunday. It wasn't immediately clear whether the crash was related to driving conditions, officials said.

A 27-year-old man driving in the 4200 block of West Division Street in West Humboldt Park, according to police. His vehicle struck a traffic pole and he was rushed to Stroger Hospital, where he later died as a result of his injuries, police said. The man's name had not been released as of Sunday evening.

The crash was under investigation, authorities said.

The snow and cold weather also led to some cancellations at both O'Hare and Midway airport. As of just before 10 p.m. there had been 235 canceled flights at O'Hare and 264 canceled flights at Midway.

All Southwest Airlines flights were canceled because of a lack of de-icing fluid, according to the airline.

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