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Winter Weather and Blizzards

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  • Blizzard continues to ground flights at O'Hare, Midway

    Blizzard continues to ground flights at O'Hare, Midway
    Airlines in the U.S. canceled more than 5,000 flights Sunday and Monday because of Chicago's fifth-worst blizzard, according to FlightAware.com. On Sunday, airlines canceled 2,566 flights in the U.S., with 2,827 more flights being delayed. O'Hare and...
  • Blizzard is fifth-largest; Monday's commute was rough

    Blizzard is fifth-largest; Monday's commute was rough
    On Monday morning, as the fifth-largest blizzard to ever hit Chicago moved east, Chicago-area residents woke to more than 19 inches of snow on the ground and a morning commute that was difficult at best. About 7:30 a.m., weather service officials said...
  • Half a World away: Blizzard cancels second day of annual event

    The schedule had to be sawed in half, but the donation will, hopefully, be nearly full. The blizzard forced Stevenson High School to cancel the second day of its annual World's Fair, which began on Jan. 31 and included a first-ever performance by...
  • Park Ridge man accused of burglarizing garages during blizzard

    Park Ridge man accused of burglarizing garages during blizzard
    Even a blizzard couldn't keep an alleged car burglar inside for the night, Park Ridge police say. Daniel Z. Keefe, 24, of the 100 block of Wisner Street, Park Ridge, was apprehended Feb. 2 after a resident of the 700 block of South Crescent Avenue...
  • Snowfall larger than expected, but towns working to keep streets clear

    A weekend blizzard dumped snow for hours longer than expected, creating a much busier weekend for snow plow crews than some southwest suburban towns initially expected. Palos Hills Public Works Commissioner Dave Weakley said he initially expected to...
  • Snow removal crews work round-the-clock in Lake Forest, Lake Bluff

    Snow removal crews work round-the-clock in Lake Forest, Lake Bluff
    It was a long weekend for Lake Forest Public Works Director Michael Thomas and his crews, who started snow removal efforts the night of Saturday, Jan. 31, and kept working through Sunday and Monday. "There is a lot of snow and we will keep going until...
  • Arlington Heights gets 19 inches of snow

    Arlington Heights gets 19 inches of snow
    Arlington Heights got at least 19 inches of snow over the 31-hour blizzard period that began Saturday night, according to officials, but managed to mostly escape major problems. But the timing of the storm, which lasted through all of Super Bowl Sunday,...
  • Fox Valley digs out after Super Bowl blizzard

    Fox Valley digs out after Super Bowl blizzard
    Brian Castro of Aurora was riding his bicycle in downtown Geneva Sunday morning heading back home after a full morning of cycling with two friends. Castro, 55, was on a specialized mountain bike equipped with extra wide tires that handle even the...
  • Blizzard batters Chicago, dropping more than a foot of snow

    Blizzard batters Chicago, dropping more than a foot of snow
    A blizzard dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the Midwest, forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights into and out of Chicago on Monday and cutting off power to thousands. Winter storm warnings stretched all the way to Maine, but Chicago...
  • Moran: Pre-blizzard ice skating warmed the winter soul

    Moran: Pre-blizzard ice skating warmed the winter soul
    Two days before the Super Bowl Blizzard tested our resolve once more, a post-sunset experience at Belvidere Park in Waukegan served as a reminder that living in this climate doesn't always have to suck away at our souls. It was 28 degrees and the wind...
  • Snowstorm creates super-sized challenges in Southland

    Snowstorm creates super-sized challenges in Southland
    Super Bowl parties hit a snag, traffic was snarled and kids were hoping blizzard conditions would prompt school closings as the first major snowstorm of the season buried the Southland on Sunday. Kids in Manhattan and Tinley Park built snowmen –...