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Chicago Weather: High winds and snow

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Snow fell and high winds blew on Saturday in the Chicago area, causing downed trees, delayed flights and power outages.
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Videocast: Strong Winds and Cold Air Move In

Videocast: Strong Winds and Cold Air Move In

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Strong winds/snow showers move southeast across the Chicago area this Saturday afternoon

10 monthes ago   |   By

Convective cumulus build-ups along and ahead of a strong cold front are triggering winds gusting over 60 miles per hour, snow showers bringing visibility down to a mile or less and snow mixed at times with rain giving soft snow pellets or graupel. This is the first snow of the season for Chicago's official observation site at O'Hare International Airport as well as Midway Airport. Snow briefly covered the ground in many areas before melting.
At 12:50PM CDT winds gusting to 61 miles per hour were recorded at the Rockford Airport, and a half-hour later 58 mph gusts were recorded at DuPage...
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