Snow Piles Up Beyond Expected Amounts in Wisconsin, Illinois

22 Nov 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »

Snowfall totals in Wisconsin, Illinois inches beyond what was expected; Michigan up next.

People fired up snowblowers and dug out their shovels Saturday after a storm system dumped anywhere from three to 20 inches of snow across parts of Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana. The National Weather Service said the snow, which first fell in South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa on Friday, would continue in Illinois, Indiana and Michigan before heading northeast into Canada late Saturday. About 60 miles northwest of Chicago, the village of Capron had received 14.6 inches by midmorning Saturday, spurring village employee Robert Lukes into action clearing sidewalks with his snowblower in the community of about 1,400 people. He said the snowfall was wet, with a layer of slush underneath that made the work slow-going. “It’s a typical first snow for us, but it’s a pain in the butt.

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