Chicago winters can be challenging with subzero temps, shoveling out your parking spot, and a wind chill that smacks you in the face like you owe it money so it’s worrisome to hear from the Farmers Almanac that our upcoming winter will be the “Return of the Ice Cold Winter”. The folksy forecasters at Almanac has been pretty accurate at predicting weater far in advance for decades, so let’s heed their warning and bundle up now in hoodies now.
To add to this, the National Weather Service has stated they expect 40 percent chance that precipitation levels will be above average levels January through April in a report with Chicagoist.
Let’s just hope we don’t have a repeat of the Blizzard of 2011 which was pretty difficult to deal with. Here is a video example of abandoned blizzard blasted CTA bus on Lake Shore Drive during the aftermath of the snow storm.