Posted on April 17, 2011 by Sawbill 5″ of snow on the ground this morning. 4/17/11 – 5″ of snow on the ground this morning. The temperature didn’t get above freezing yesterday. Don’t worry, spring will come! – Bill This week’s Cook County West End News from WTIP-FM North Shore Community radio. Post navigationPrevious post: 4/13/2011 – When we returned from vacation yesterday, we were amazed to find so much evidence of spring.Next post: We measured the ice on Sawbill Lake at 22″ last night.