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Starting Dec. 1, Chicago’s overnight parking ban takes effect on 107 miles of streets, snow or no snow, from 3-7 a.m. daily through April 1.

The first snow of 2022 followed record high temps. (Patty Wetli / WTTW News)

A winter weather advisory went into effect Tuesday morning for much of the Chicago region, a far cry from last week's balmy 70-degree temperatures.

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What if homeowners didn’t have to plow sidewalks and city workers took up that function instead? There is a growing movement to do just that — and it’s driven by the inconsistency and lack of accessibility of Chicago’s sidewalks after a big snow event.

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It wasn't exactly a winter wonderland, but the first snowflakes of the season were recorded Monday morning at O'Hare, according to the National Weather Service.

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Meteorologists have a clearer picture of the timing of Thursday’s winter storm, and it looks likely to snarl both the morning and evening commutes, especially in Chicago.

Lake effect snow made for a rough morning Friday. (Patty Wetli / WTTW News)

The National Weather Service is encouraging people to avoid non-essential travel, with intense snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour.

A view looking north from the Field Museum in Chicago captured at 8:25 a.m. Jan. 23, 2022, by a National Weather Service camera. (Courtesy of National Weather Service.)

As of 6 a.m. Sunday, snowfall totals measured 3.6 inches at Midway Airport, 3.5 inches at O’Hare Airport and 2.8 inches in Romeoville, according to the National Weather Service. Another round of snow is expected Monday morning. 

Photos taken on Interstate-94 near Porter County, Indiana, show weather conditions scarcely 2 miles apart. (Indiana Department of Transportation)

A couple of Indiana highway cameras caught lake effect snow in action Thursday morning, offering a picture-perfect snapshot of one of the region’s quirkier weather phenomena.

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The National Weather Service on Tuesday said that as of 12:10 p.m., one-tenth of an inch of snow had been recorded at O’Hare Airport — Chicago’s official weather site — making the first measurable snowfall in 287 days.

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The National Weather Service is forecasting a "burst of wet snow" on Tuesday and a chance of light snow on Wednesday, which could bring Chicago's snow-free streak to an end.

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It’s been 268 days, and counting, since Chicago recorded its last measurable snow. The record of 290 days is within reach.

Joel Weisman and his panel of journalists delve into the Chicago tradition of placing "dibs" on shoveled parking spots.

Chicagoans are bracing for a wintry week to start off the first full week of the New Year. Send us your severe weather photos here.

WGN's Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling gives us the latest news on the snow and when our weather woes might end. Send us your severe weather photos here and we'll use them in our online slideshow.

WGN's Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling talks about the city’s record low temperatures, and what we can expect over the next few days.

This week’s visit from the Polar Vortex was more than snowy and bone-chillingly cold; it was expensive as well. Read an article.