Chicago area drivers should be careful during this morning’s commute. The National Weather Service says freezing drizzle overnight could cause icy spots on the roads and walkways. Drivers should slow down and use caution.
Meanwhile, repairs are needed following a winter storm over the weekend in Chicagoland. The Chicago lakefront was pounded by a huge waves caused by strong winds on Saturday. The waves pushed over concrete barriers while leaving homes and trails damaged. Trees and power lines were also knocked over and there was flooding in some communities, including in Chicago. Floodwaters forced a portion of Chicago’s South Shore Drive near 67th Street to be temporarily closed. More than 12-hundred flights were canceled at Chicago airports. There is no word of any injuries caused by the storm.