Widespread freezing drizzle developed over Illinois and western and northern Indiana during the afternoon of Saturday, January 8 and continued into the evening, resulting in an impacting glaze of ice. At DuPage Airport, .24” of ice was reported.
The combination of modern equipment, latest generation of deicing agents and a communication system second to none make Balanced Environments a leader in the field of snow removal and ice management.
The worst ice storm in Chicago history glazed the area on January 23-24, 1965.
According to Tom Skilling, from WGN News, Illinois averages 15 ice storms over a ten-year period.