It's Impossible To Forget These 3 Horrific Winter Storms That Have Gone Down In Illinois History
By Melissa Mahoney|Updated on November 15, 2022(Originally published November 10, 2022)
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We’ve all been through a bad winter storm or two (or ten), but some storms are worse than others. Some storms are so memorable that they go down in history as some of the worst winter storms in Illinois – ever. With record snow accumulation and a variety of additional factors, the following historic storms shut down the state (or worse, resulting in the end of life). Have you ever lived through an Illinois blizzard? You should be glad if it wasn’t one of these:
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