This is a good news-bad news story if I've ever heard one. The good news seems to be that we'll be paying less to heat our homes in Illinois than we did last year, but the bad news is that we're still paying more for warmth than any other state's residents are in 2023.
We've been hearing for years about something called "Outbound Migration" here in Illinois, which is a fancy way of saying "kissing a state goodbye." Illinois may no longer be the state leading the nation in outbound migration, but we're near the top. Ever think about where you'd move if you left Illinois?
One thing is guaranteed about winter in Northern Illinois, and that's snow (cold, too now that I think about it). Some years it comes heavy, other years not so much. Read on to see how much you'll be needing to grab your shovel in the next few months.