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Blizzard in Chicago

A major snowstorm that slammed the Midwest has now moved to the Northeast region of the US. The storm hit Boston hard with rain and ice, forcing Logan airport to close.

Although the brunt of the storm has moved, Chicago O’Hare airport remains closed after the Windy City got socked with 19.5 inches of snow. The National Weather Service said winds of 20 to 30 mph will continue through most of the day.

In case you’re wondering, the recent snowstorm rivals the Christmas blizzard of December 2010. According to Huffington Post, 6,500 flights were cancelled Tuesday, and 4,600 were cancelled Wednesday, setting a new record in the airline industry.

If you can’t get enough snow, check out our slideshow of the Worst US Blizzards in history. Leave a comment, and tell us how you’re handling the recent wave of winter weather.

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