ROCKFORD - It's been one of those days. Cars stuck, businesses closed and travel a pure headache.
"Just a lot of squealing and a lot of sliding," said
The city of
"Roads are very passable, [but] they're sloppy," said
Olajuwon Champion braved the conditions to shovel his cars out. "I got two vehicles to dig out," said Champion.
A seemingly impossible task when the snow just kept falling.
"I'm thinking about ordering in," said Champion. "So, I'm going to make a path for the delivery guy if they decide to deliver our here."
Emergency responders didn't have it any easier. That's why fire fighters also spent today clearing driveways to make sure they could get out for any emergency.
Still, there were those that took to the streets, that's if they could, creating some rather close calls.
"People want to get anxious, let them go around you, don't take the risk," said Champion.
Hanson expects to have the roads cleared by the Wednesday morning, but worries the slush on the roads now will turn to ice.
"The roads should be in very good shape for the morning rush hour," said Hanson. "However, were anticipating that it will be slick."
And oh yeah, he blames me - yes me
"And as soon as we did that report on February 2nd," said Hanson. "the whole bottom fell out and now were having record snows."
"So thank you very much,