Chicago Blizzard 2011 Pictures

February 3, 2011 by USA Post 

Chicago Blizzard 2011 Pictures, The city of Chicago is in the middle of a snowstorm dangerous, Tuesday, February 1, 2011. The blizzard conditions are expected to last through Wednesday afternoon. Attached are photos of the storm of winter in Chicago, Illinois. Governor Quinn declared an emergency for the entire state of Illinois, because of hazardous conditions. The storm has winds, whiteout conditions and freezing temperatures. Transportation officials were advising people to stay indoors and off the roads.

There are no flights to O’Hare Airport or Midway Airport. Lakeshore Drive in Chicago is totally closed due to snow. The Blizzard of 2011. Snowmageddon. Typical Chicago winter. You can call it what you want, but it is better to stall.

A major snowstorm of the National Weather Service called “life threatening” is on the way to the Chicago area, which also carries along the strong winds that could send 18-foot waves on Lake Michigan, Lake Shore Drive Tuesday night early Wednesday.

One of the worst storms in the history of Chicago (currently the third worst) landed Tuesday and continues today. S drafting the streets, and in some cases, their own access roads, to find some amazing photos of cars stuck in the snow. There are some pictures of people digging out, and even a person who managed to park, and then dig a sidewalk.
A terrible storm has spread a pall of choking white on nearly half the U.S. against transporting, burying parts of the Midwest under 2ft of snow and causing at least 12 deaths.

Tens of millions of people stayed home and the few brave souls who have ventured to face the howling winds that turned the snowflakes face-sharp needles. 20in of snow in Chicago was the third largest city on record.

The storm that has resulted from two air masses rattling was rare for his size and strength fierce, with National Weather Service meteorologist Thomas Spriggs describing the event as “something that we would see once every 50 years – maybe.

On the path of the storm, the solitary commuters struggled against the excesses to 4 feet deep in streets eerily quiet, with thick coats and ski masks normally reserved for the slopes become essential to get to work.

The storm promised to let a blast of cold in its wake, with temperatures at night in the Midwest is expected to fall as low as minus 30 ° C with a wind chill of fall at least 35C.

The 12 dead included a homeless man who burned to death in New York on Long Island when he tried to turn cans of fuel for cooking, and a woman in Oklahoma City who was killed while being dragged behind a truck on a sled that hit a guardrail.

Airport operations slowed to a crawl across the U.S., and flight cancellations for the week reached 13,000, making this system the most disruptive for the winter. A massive snowstorm after Christmas led to around 10,000 cancellations.

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