SPRINGFIELD - St. Louis saw over a foot of snow Sunday and Springfield reported 17", both records for the date. Champaign will end up with nearly a foot of snow. 48.7% of the contiguous US has snow cover compared to just 7.7% on this date last year. There's been 30" of snow at O'Hare so far this winter compared with 19.8" last year.
From WGN News, photo tweeted by Barton Lorimor from Springfield.