The 2011 blizzard has proved to be as bad as the weather forecasters predicted, with snow levels at recorded to be 17.7 inches and more snow falling, as the Lakefront snow keeps coming! So far, this winter storm is number five for the snow record in the
It all started about yesterday when the wind gusts hit close to 50 mph, making it difficult to walk down
The snow was light, but the winds made it nearly impossible to see the street. I certainly was not alone in my quest to get home after my meeting, yet I felt like I was all alone as I struggled to not get blown across
I was fine, yet I felt as if I had nearly missed a trip to
Nestled in my condo on Astor, my windows filed with snow as the winds rattled my windows. Lightening struck and my puppy barked at every sound. My husband was stuck downtown trying to get home on a bus that never came. He finally got a cab and just made it home before the visibity became zero.
Intrigued by the historic nature of this blizzard, my husband coaxed me into walking a block to
He was determined to experience the storm. I begged him to come in, but he wouldn't. So, I asked him where his life insurance policy was kept, just in case he didn't make it. I gave him a kiss and told him I loved him. Would I have to go out into the storm and save him? I hoped not.
Five minutes later, covered in snow and ice, he returned telling me that
So, no work today, no school for the kids, and happy to be inside watching the still falling snow. I know there are many stories of survival for many of you. Tell me what your 2011 Blizzard story is!