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The 10 worst snowstorms in Chicago History (Updated 2014)

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Here are the top 10 snowstorms in Chicago history, according to the National Weather Service

1. 23.0 inches Jan 26-27, 1967
2. 21.6 inches Jan 1-3, 1999
3. 21.2 inches Feb. 1-2, 2011
4. 20.3 inches Jan 13-14, 1979
5. 19.2 inches Mar 25-26, 1930
6. 16.2 inches Mar 7-8, 1931
7. 15.0 inches Dec 17-20, 1929
8. 14.9 inches Jan 30, 1939
9. 14.9 inches Jan 6-7, 1918
10. 14.3 inches Mar 25-26, 1970

Cars are buried in snow on Lake Shore Drive after the Blizzard of 2011. (Credit:

Cars are buried in snow on Lake Shore Drive after the Blizzard of 2011.

(Credit: “Rock”/User Photo)

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