A Slow Start to Spring.

Mar 16, 2014 Comments Off by

After a brutal winter dominated by frequent visits from the dreaded polar vortex, and more snow days for kids than parents probably cared to deal with, spring has been slow to arrive. While meteorological spring begins on March 1st, the equinox (the actual start of spring) isn’t set to arrive for a few more days. [...]

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Where is Spring?

Mar 06, 2013 Comments Off by

We are a week into March. Woo Hoo chase season, Spring!!! But wait…something isn’t right. Thats right, Chicago just received 9.5″ of snow yesterday making it the largest snowstorm since the GHD blizzard back in February 2011 as well as a top 4 March snow event in all of Chicago’s 128 year weather history. The [...]

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Record High Set in Chicago and Rockford Second Day in a Row

Mar 15, 2012 Comments Off by

For the second day in a row, both Chicago and Rockford have broken their record highs. From the NWS: RECORD EVENT REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL 120 PM CDT THU MAR 15 2012 …RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE SET AT CHICAGO-OHARE AIRPORT… AS OF 1 PM…THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 77 DEGREES AT CHICAGO OHARE AIRPORT SET A [...]

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