Chicago Weather: Bitter cold temperatures move in after weekend snowstorm

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Chicago Streets and Sanitation trucks got going early, over 200 trucks are loading up with salt and tackling the side streets across Chicago.

After a snowing weekend, frigid temperatures have moved into the Chicago area.

The high temperature Monday for Chicago is expected to reach 15, with a low temperature of 10 degrees.
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Some lake-effect snow Monday morning could leave a dusting of snow for areas near Lake Michigan. This comes after a weekend snowstorm that dumped 4-9 inches of snow across the area Saturday.
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Streets and Sanitation trucks got going early, over 200 trucks are loading up with salt and tackling the side streets across Chicago.

Temperatures felt like they were below zero and the wind caused blowing and drifting snow on the roads too, making for slick conditions. But folks around here know, you grab a warm beverage, bundle up and deal with it.

"You just drink coffee and keep warm make sure you wear layers," said Tim Burkes.

Tim said, it could be worse. He just came from a work trip in Alaska where it was 40 below zero.

Temperatures are expected to warm up a bit on Tuesday, with a high of 36 before the freezing cold comes back for the rest of the week beginning on Wednesday.
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