The Big Snow-January 26, 1967

If you are something over 60, and lived in Chicago or the suburbs,  you surely remember where YOU were on that Thursday, January 26, Please leave your story in comments below.

It was  5:02 a.m. on January 26, 1967 when the first flakes of snow began to fall harmlessly to the ground. The weather bureau predicted 4”, later revising it to 9” and again to 15 inches. What did they know?

At 10:10 AM, 29 hours and 8 minutes later on Friday January 27th the snow finally stopped with a record 23” crippling Chicago, suburbs, and several states. Wherever we were, snow was up to our knees or worse.

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