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Snow flies at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. (Flickr/Seth Anderson) With 160,000 weather-related delays each year, Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport (ORD) is vulnerable to snow, as well as to winds, rain and other flight-disrupting conditions. AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist Elliot Abrams points out, however, that much of Chicago’s snow is not the traditional lake effect, as it is not located on the proper side of Lake Michigan to receive the brunt of its snowfall. Abrams said that the city has received more snow than usual this season, contributing to delays and cancellations out of this major hub.
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I took Why Yes, it Is Snowing A Bit on January 02, 2014 at 03:29PM
Today: Windy…snow. Areas of blowing snow in the afternoon. Snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches. Total snow accumulation 4 to 8 inches. Highs 16 to 20. Then temperatures falling into the upper single digits by evening. Lowest wind chill readings 10 below to 20 below zero in the afternoon. North winds 10 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph. Chance of precipitation 100 percent.
Tonight: Windy…cloudy. A 20 percent chance of snow showers in the evening. Areas of blowing snow. Bitterly cold. Lows 15 to 19 below…except 11 to 15 below downtown. Lowest wind chill readings 35 below to 45 below zero after midnight. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
Monday: Windy. Partly cloudy. Areas of blowing snow. Very cold with record breaking temperatures likely. Temperatures nearly steady around 13 to 17 below. Wind chills as low as 35 below to 45 below zero. West winds 20 to 30 mph until late afternoon decreasing to 15 to 25 mph late in the afternoon. Gusts up to 40 mph.
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An alley I’ve photographed before methinks, but not with about six inches of snow covering.
Hipstamatic snapshot, using the Florence Lens, and BlacKeys Extra Fine Film
Currently #323 in Flickr Explore for December 12th, 2013.
You were talking in your sleep
Snow, Fulton Market, West Loop, Chicago.
Hipstamatic snapshot, using the Florence Lens and BlacKeys Extra Fine film.
Currently #252 in Flickr Explore for December 8, 2013.
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Along The Shaded Alley was taken on December 27, 2012 at 10:39AM
Shot with my Hipstamatic for iPhone
Lens: John S
Film: Cano Cafenol
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Good morning West Loop was taken on February 14, 2012 at 06:36AM