Chicago sees its last snowfall for 50 YEARS, such as six inches in the Windy City with more than 1,000 flights canceled at R & D 39 Hare and Midway airports
- Temperatures dropped from the 50s to the 30s when a storm brought heavy snow to Chicago on Sunday
- The snowfall grew to a few centimeters per hour in some places, which led to cancellation of more than 1,000 flights
- It is only the second time in history that April has produced more snow than in March and December
It may be known as the windy city, but snow was the only thing that shook the spirit of Chicago and its feet on Monday morning when winter unexpectedly returned.
Chicago's O&H Airport was enveloped in 5.3 inches of white gear on Sunday morning, making April 14 one of the last snow days ever.
Aircraft were stopped for hours at the airports of Chicago O'Hare and Midway with more than 1,000 flights canceled in the midst of snow and ice. Most of the cancellations were in O&H, but more than 100 were suspended on Midway.
Do you want to build a snowman again? Mason Wohltmann, 7, stands between two snowmen he made with other members of his family in the Lake View neighborhood in Chicago over the weekend
Pedestrians walk through the snow at Wrigley Field after the Cubs game was canceled due to Sunday weather
A woman is walking on the sidewalk during a snowy Sunday in Chicago. A late-season storm brought heavy wet snow to the city
The traffic moves slowly on the street during a snow day in Chicago. In many places the temperatures dropped to almost freezing
A robin grabs a snack while heavy snow envelops trees and puts spring back into the winter in this confused image in Minnesota
The snowiest day in the history of the city between April 14 and early May was a 5.4 inch snowfall on April 16, 1961.
The last track of snow registered in Chicago took place on June 2, 1910.
It is only the second time in history that April has produced more snow than in March and December.
Back to 2019, however, the winter return saw significant snowfall in other nearby states, including Missouri, where 20,000 people lost power. There were whiteout conditions in Indiana, Michigan, and Iowa where more than eight inches fell.
People walk on the sidewalk during the unexpected snowfall. Temperatures dropped from the 50s to the 30s
Pedestrians wait for a bus at a bus stop with the unusual winter weather
A Chicago Cubs parking lot is covered with snow on Sundays. The Chicago Cubs baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels was postponed due to bad weather. The makeup date has yet to be determined
The snow saw the postponement of a baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Angels.
Illinois State Police troopers responded to a large number of calls from cars that broke out and ended up in ditches along highways in the Chicago area.
Only the day before, on Saturday, the Chicagoans were fooled into thinking that spring was here to keep blossoms on the trees and the heights of 52F. The mercury dropped to 39F on Sunday.
& # 39; Temperatures climbed back into the upper 40s and 50s Fahrenheit on Monday. By the end of the day the storm clouds had long since disappeared and snow that had fallen to the ground had melted away – hopefully for the last time this season.
Temperatures due to rise in the mid-60s on Tuesday.
People jog on the sidewalk during a spring snow day. It is only the second time in history that April has produced more snow than in March and December
A man rides his bike on the street in Chicago. This is the last snowfall of April in more than 50 years