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The scene in Logan Square after the Blizzard Of 1979. (Credit: You Tube/JoAnn Elam)

Blizzard Of 1979 Makes Pain Of Winter 2014 A Bit More Bearable

For all of the snow that has piled up here, Chicago has avoided “The Big One.”

02/06/2014

Crowds of travelers inside Midway Airport waiting for their flights  recently. (Credit: Erik White/CBS)

Southwest Cancels 130 Flights At Midway Due To Winter Storm

Southwest was facing major backups early Friday, a residual effect of both the snowstorm in the Chicago area over the past couple days, as well as planes being unable to fly to many parts of the Northeast, as a blizzard hits there.

01/03/2014

This Jan. 30, 1967 photo shows abandoned autos littering South Lake Shore Drive near 18th Street. (Credit: Chicago Sun-Times)

History Lesson: Huge Blizzard Followed Balmy January Day In 1967

Once upon a time, a record breaking warm January day in Chicago was followed by a record breaking blizzard.

01/29/2013

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Blizzard For Denver, But 40s Again For Chicago

The temperature will be cooling down in Chicago Friday evening, and there could be a little rain or even a flurry or two overnight.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012

A city plow clears a residential street. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

So Far, City Has Spared The Salt This Winter

City officials say they have been been able to get by with spreading much less salt on streets this winter than last thanks to milder temperatures and less snow.

01/31/2012

Metra commuter train makes it way along the tracks. (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Metra All Ready For Another Blizzard, If Necessary

So far, the Chicago area has had only a dusting of snow. But Metra says it is ready to battle another blizzard — if one occurs.

WBBM Newsradio–12/19/2011

Cars are buried in snow on Lake Shore Drive after the Blizzard of 2011. (Credit: "Rock"/User Photo)

City Says It’s Ready For Brutal Winter

The City of Chicago says it’s ready for the worst when it comes to winter weather.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2011

Major Blizzard Roars Through Chicago Area

Farmers’ Almanac: Chicago Will Get Slammed This Winter

We’ve been hearing that Chicago could be headed for a terrible winter. Now, the Farmers’ Almanac is joining the chorus with some grim predictions. CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros reports.

11/10/2011

Cars are buried in snow on Lake Shore Drive after the Blizzard of 2011. (Credit: "Rock"/User Photo)

Lake Shore Drive Construction Begins To Avoid Blizzard Fiasco

Road construction project beginning today on lake shore drive could have a major impact this winter.

10/31/2011

Cars are buried in snow on Lake Shore Drive after the Blizzard of 2011. (Credit: "Rock"/User Photo)

Kirk Praises Plan For Turnarounds On LSD, Says More Is Needed

Construction begins Monday on two traffic turnarounds on Lake Shore Drive, to allow vehicles to get off the highway in an emergency, like the February blizzard that stranded hundreds of cars. U.S. Sen Mark Kirk said it’s a good start, but more is needed.

CBS Chicago–10/30/2011

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Suburban Governments Take Federal Reimbursements For Blizzard Expenses

In at least part of the Chicago area, U.S. taxpayers are helping to foot the bill for the clean-up from last winter’s near-record blizzard.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

Cars are buried in snow on Lake Shore Drive after the Blizzard of 2011. (Credit: "Rock"/User Photo)

Forecast Predicts Horrible Winter With Heavy Snow, Brutal Cold

A long-range forecast says a few months from now, we could be in for one of the snowiest winters in recent memory. And that prediction is for the year after the third heaviest blizzard in Chicago history.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

First Baptist Congregational Church roof collapse. (Photo by Wanda Washington)

Historic Church To Reopen After Being Damaged In Blizzard

The congregation from one of Chicago’s oldest churches will be back in its sanctuary this weekend, seven months after infamous the Blizzard of 2011 caused more than $3 million in damage to the church.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2011

Cars are buried in snow on Lake Shore Drive after the Blizzard of 2011. (Credit: "Rock"/User Photo)

City Will Pull Buses From Lakefront During Blizzard

The CTA and the city of Chicago are taking steps to make sure that if another blizzard socks the city, buses won’t be stranded on Lake Shore Drive.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2011

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Parking Ticket After Blizzard Tossed For Disabled Woman

Police in the tiny southern suburb of Calumet Park have a bad taste in their mouths after a judge tossed out a parking ticket for a Chicago woman Thursday.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2011

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Woman Fights Parking Ticket Issued After Blizzard

Costs are mounting for a 60-year-old Beverly neighborhood woman as she tries to fight a parking ticket she got after the February blizzard.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2011

Cars are buried in snow on Lake Shore Drive after the Blizzard of 2011. (Credit: "Rock"/User Photo)

February Blizzard Cost City $37.3M

City officials estimated on Friday that last month’s blizzard cost the city more than $37 million in preparation and cleanup efforts.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Quinn Wants Federal Funds For Post-Blizzard Relief

Gov. Pat Quinn is asking for federal funding to help pay for the costs of dealing with the blizzard of Feb. 1 and 2.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2011

First Baptist Congregational Church roof collapse. (Photo by Wanda Washington)

Repairs Underway At Historic Church After Blizzard

The Bible has Jesus telling Peter, “On this rock, I will build my church,” but on the Near West Side Tuesday, crews will be trying to take the rocks out of a church.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2011

Cars are buried in snow on Lake Shore Drive after the Blizzard of 2011. (Credit: "Rock"/User Photo)

Quinn Wants Feds To Help Pay For Storm Response

Gov. Quinn on Monday sent a formal request to the White House asking that 60 counties be declared federal disaster areas to help local governments recover from the blizzard that impacted much of the state.

02/28/2011

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