With the assistance of Lake Michigan enhancing snowfall during a winter storm, Chicago and Evanston, Illinois received up to 18.6 inches of snowfall in under 24 hours. This video documents the scenes from the area this afternoon.
Shots 1-2 – Snow covered box trucks parked in Hodgkins, Illinois.
Shots 3-5/7/9-10 – Vehicles stuck along a residential street in Evanston, Illinois.
Shot 6 – A sidewalk etched out of snow along a residential street in Evanston, Illinois
Shot 8 – A house covered with 18 inches of fresh lake effect snow in Evanston, Illinois.
Shot 11 – A Northwestern University student tries to free their vehicle after being plowed in during lake effect snow in Evanston, Illinois.
Shots 12-14 – Vehicles buried in a Metra commuter parking lot in Evanston, Illinois.
Shot 15 – A speed limit sign almost buried from lake effect snowfall in Evanston, Illinois.
Shots 16-17 – An Evanston Public Works sidewalk snow blower in action along Sheridan Road in Evanston, Illinois.
Shots 18-21- Snowfall buried park benches/playground equipment in Evanston, Illinois.
Shot 22 – An Evanston resident struggles with a snowblower after lake effect snowfall.
Shots 23-24 – Evanston FD working OT from malfunctioning fire alarms at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
Shots 25-27 – Scenes from Northwestern University after lake effect snowfall.
SID: Jesse Walters