"Whether that's young kids, homeless, elderly, sick, commuters - in every capacity we are responding and ensuring that people are able to handle this weather". A few winters have delivered much more late-season snow: The 1993 March Superstorm blindsided fair-weather fans in D.C. just days after highs near 60 degrees at the tail end of a winter that had only seen a few inches. A way too early prediction at snowfall amounts brings a general 1-3 inches of snow to our area, with upwards of 4 or 5 inches to the north towns (place along/north of US-36).
Chicago and Detroit flight cancellations were on the way up, according to tracking website flightaware.com.
Kieran Sheridan, chief operating officer for the Chicago Department of Aviation, said in a Friday press conference that the city's airports were "well-prepared".
Frontier Airlines, Delta, Air Canada, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, JetBlue, and American Airlines are offering flight change waivers for affected passengers. Most big carriers also were waiving rebooking fees for fliers ticketed through Chicago and at airports across the Great Lakes region.
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Detroit will get a snow dump of its own: The forecast is for 6 to 9 inches.
The snow is expected to come in three waves starting with tonight's storm.
"We have our shovels, we have our potassium for the sidewalks", Pam Smith told CNN affiliate WGN.
Drivers are exempt from the fines when the snow, sleet and freezing rain begins or continues while the vehicle is traveling.
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That compares with December's figures of a 56,200-person labour force, with 48,500 people working and 7,700 looking for work. Statistics Canada released its job numbers for January on Friday morning and Saskatchewan came out near the top.
Police says to pay special attention on bridges, overpasses and intersections where slick spots may form and to be careful when interacting with snow plows on city streets. Heavy snow with larger flakes and lower visibility usually shows up dark green or yellow.
"The kids couldn't wait to get out today", she said.
The snow caused dozens of crashes on icy Chicago expressways as residents of the third-biggest U.S. city struggled to get to work and to dig out from a storm system that had stretched from Montana to MI.
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