Check Out Illinois’ Snowfall Numbers From Wednesday’s Storm
It was only a week ago Wednesday that we Northern Illinois residents were flung headlong into the deep-freeze, with area temperatures dipping as low as -23 in places like Rochelle, while Rockford hit -19.
Fast forward a week, and the Rockford area has dodged a huge snowstorm that dumped some serious amounts of snow all over a good chunk of our state.
It Was Pretty Amazing To See How Many Illinoisans Got Buried Under Multiple Inches Of Snow While Rockford And The Rockford Area Went Untouched
Here's the thing, all that snow in Chicago and other areas near Lake Michigan isn't done yet. They're still getting hit with lake effect snow combined with the ongoing snow-front at 10:00 on a Thursday morning. Places that got nearly a foot of snow on Wednesday could be looking at 4-6 more inches being tacked onto their totals.
Central Illinois is still getting a good pounding from snow today, too.
Taking A Look At Total Snowfall Amounts, Northern Indiana Got It Worst, But Not By That Much
The snowfall totals aren't going to do anything but go up today, especially in areas around the lake, but here's some snowfall numbers from Wednesday, compiled by the National Weather Service (NWS):
- South Haven, Indiana: 13.5 inches
- Cedar Lake, Indiana: 12.5 inches
- Frankfort, Illinois: 11.5 inches
- Gardner, Illinois, 11.3 inches
- Dyer, Indiana: 11.2 inches
- Oak Lawn, Illinois, 11.0 inches
- Midway Airport: 11.0 inches
- Joliet, Illinois: 10.8 inches
- Kankakee, Illinois: 9.0 inches
- Chicago Lakefront: 8.2 inches
- O'Hare Airport: 5.6 inches
As for Rockford and the Rockford Area: