Today for our EcoMyths segment, Jerome McDonnell and Kate Sackman explore whether there is anything redeeming about snow. Our guest is Tim Loftus, Water Resource Planner for Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning.
It is the twelfth of December in the year 2020, and the little girl climbs onto her father's lap and asks, "Daddy, did you ever see snow?"The father laughs."Oh, yes, honey, there used to be lots of snow in Chicago," he says."What happened?" asks the little girl.
Chicago is under a winter weather advisory starting at noon Friday until 9 p.m. One to three inches of snow accumulation is expected with wind gusts up to 30 mph.Meteorologist Richard Castro said the conditions could make for very slick roadways."
Some Illinois residents said they were happy to see flakes Thursday as a winter storm dropped the first significant snowfall of the season on the state.The abrupt shift in weather came a day after Rockford recorded a record high temperature of 57 degrees, according to the National Weather Service's