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  • Snow spares city, blasts the 'burbs

    The National Weather Service has extended the area's winter weather advisory until noon. Friday's morning commute trudged along thanks to the snow. Accumulation in the city was sparse , but the suburbs saw totals of up to 8 inches.  McHenry Coun... FM News 101.1 / Storm Center
  • Season's first storm brings delays at O'Hare and Midway

    As far as flying goes, there's good news and bad news. More than 300 flights have been cancelled at O'Hare. Flights going in and out of the East Coast are averaging 20-minute delays, but, on the bright side, lines aren't all that long. At Midway, Sou... FM News 101.1 / Storm Center
  • Snow starts run on rock salt

    When snow started falling in the morning, many people rushed out today to buy supplies. Salt has been the big seller at Home Depot, along with shovels and ice scrapers.  An employee says people usually procrastinate on buying winter gear but the... FM News 101.1 / Storm Center
  • Chicago's first storm of the season

    Chicago is finally getting some snow, a predicted 8 inches of it. The snow storm will be at its worst during the afternoon and into the evening, so prepare for a long slow drive home. Make sure you've got your car gassed up and you give yourself plen... FM News 101.1 / Storm Center
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