City Remains Under Deep Freeze, But Relief’s In Sight

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Though an end appears in sight for Chicago’s deep freeze — as temperatures are expected to finally rebound above zero by Tuesday evening — the frigid weather is still causing many problems, especially for travelers.

The extreme cold caused Chicago Public Schools and many other area school districts to close for a second consecutive day, in addition to Metra canceling 25 trains Tuesday morning after canceling at least 27 others on Monday, the Chicago Tribune reports.

Even Metra trains that were not canceled had long delays in many cases. As for the CTA, issues included the northbound Red Line skipping the Chicago Avenue stop for about two hours early Tuesday morning due to a burst water pipe leaving the station’s platform icy, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

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