On February 2, 2022, the National Weather Service in San Angelo Texas tweeted a photo of the winter storm map that covered much of the country. You could drive from Crockett County, Texas to Aroostook County, Maine and NOT be out of a winter storm warning. Here in Illinois, much of the state and our listening area was also under that winter storm warning, which was significantly disruptive, to say the least. Highways from Chicago to Carbondale were covered with snow according to Illinois Department of Transportation, and driving proved treacherous.
Today on the show, we checked in with reporters who have been following the storm at two of our member stations and heard updates from a meteorologist and a climatologist.
Reporter, Peoria Public Radio
Meteorologist, Chambana Weather
Illinois State Climatologist
— Illinois Public Media (@ILPublicMedia) February 2, 2022
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