and are bigger than ever this year.
2 feet of snow fell in Chicago on 2/2/11....
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Chicago storms break single-day rainfall recordThe overnight storms that hit the Chicago area have broken the city’s record for most rainfall in a single day. The National Weather Service says 6.86 inches have fallen at Chicago O’Hare International Airport since 1 a.m. Saturday.
That’s the biggest single-day rainfall since records began in 1871. The previous record was 6.64 inches that fell on Sept. 13, 2008.Meteorologist Richard Castro says additional rain before midnight on Saturday could break the record for largest rainfall in