Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The snowless streak has broken a 1940 record of 319 days. No snow is expected in the immediate future.
With no snow in sight, Wednesday is expected to be the 320th consecutive day without at least an inch of snowfall in the Chicago area. That breaks the record of 319 days previously set in 1940. Chicago is expected to continue to set new records with no snow in the forecast. Only 1.3 inches have fallen so far this winter, according to the Chicago Tribune. That ties with 1889-1890 as Chicago's "most snow-deprived start." - - - - - - - - - - - - - - There are plenty of ways to keep up on Bolingbrook news:
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
In Chicago, 319 days have passed without an inch of snowfall.
Chicago's lack of snowfall is set to tie a record set in 1940. Three hundred and nineteen days have passed without an inch of snow falling in Chicago, according to the Chicago Tribune. With warm temperatures forecast for the rest of the week, Chicago will most likely break that record. Temperatures have also been warmer, according to the Trib. The lowest degree recorded so far this winter is 10 degrees above zero. Colder temperatures are projected for late Saturday and Sunday. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - There are plenty of ways to keep up on Bolingbrook news:
Monday, December 10, 2012
The Chicago Tribune reports that if there is no more than 0.1 of an inch Monday, a new record will be set for days between snows.
The Chicago area could set a new winter record Monday. According to a story from the Chicago Tribune, if the area does not receive more than 0.1 of an inch of snow today, we’ll set a record for the number of days between measurable snowfalls. This time, 280. A measurable snowfall is more than 0.1 of an inch, the Trib reports. The National Weather Service is predicting a 30 percent chance of snow showers and a chance for flurries with a high of 35 degrees for Monday. Temperatures will remain unseasonably warm later in the week with predicted highs in the mid-40s, according to the National Weather Service. This season’s lack of snow coupled with last winter’s below average snow total is not helping with the drought conditions the area has …