Chicago, New York, Los Angeles (In Order) Rattiest Cities in America

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For the third consecutive year, Chicago ranks as the city with the most rodent treatments documented Orkin’s city lists. The rankings are the results of the tally of the number of residential and commercial rodent treatments the company performed from Sept. 15, 2016 – Sept. 15, 2017.

As the weather gets colder, mice and rats look for food, water and shelter inside to survive the winter. This year complaints are up 32 percent in Chicago.

Rats can squeeze through a hole the size of a quarter, and mice can fit through a hole the size of a dime. They can often chew their way in — making their own entrance hole.




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 NWS FORECAST 11:20 PM  

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 49. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 71. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 69. West wind around 5 mph.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 51. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Sunday: A chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.

Sunday Night: A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Monday: A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

Monday Night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

Tuesday: A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

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Orkin’s Top 50 Rat Cities:
1. Chicago
2. New York
3. Los Angeles
4. San Francisco – Oakland
5. Washington, DC
6. Philadelphia
7. Detroit
8. Baltimore
9. Seattle – Tacoma
10. Dallas – Ft. Worth
11. Denver
12. Minneapolis – St. Paul
13. Cleveland – Akron
14. Atlanta
15. Boston
16. Hartford – New Haven
17. Portland, OR
18. Miami – Ft. Lauderdale
19. Indianapolis
20. Houston
21. Milwaukee
22. Pittsburgh
23. New Orleans
24. Cincinnati
25. Richmond – Petersburg
26. Sacramento – Stockton
27. Kansas City
28. Charlotte
29. Norfolk – Portsmouth – Newport News
30. Buffalo
31. Columbus, OH
32. St. Louis
33. Raleigh – Durham
34. Grand Rapids – Kalamazoo
35. San Diego
36. Albany – Schenectady
37. San Antonio
38. Tampa – St. Petersburg
39. Rochester, NY
40. Nashville
41. Champaign – Springfield – Decatur
42. Greenville – Spartanburg
43. Memphis
44. Phoenix
45. Syracuse
46. West Palm Beach
47. Orlando – Daytona Beach
48. Madison
49. Flint – Saginaw
50. Green Bay – Appleton

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