Blizzard 2011: News Coverage and Resources

By The Red Line Project Staff
The Red Line Project
@RedLineProject
Posted: Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011

Media Coverage and Storm/Transportation Resources

Red Line Project: Socia Media Curation of the Storm

Snow drift on North Sheridan Rd at Byron.WGN TV Blizzard Coverage

Chicago Tribune Blizzard Blog

Chicago Weather Center

Chicago Transit Authority Severe Weather Information

Chicago Metra

Weather Channel Maps and Storm Live Chat

Emergency Closings

Illinois Road Conditions Map                 Snow drift at North Sheridan Road and Byron in Lakeview.

Accuweather Flight Delays

City of Chicago Two-Inch Snow Parking Ban (Map included)


Winter Weather Safety Resources


CDC: Winter Weather Safety 

National Weather Service Winter Safety

Weather.com: Winter Weather Driving Tips

Office of Emergency Management Chicago

Ready Illinois
List of shelters, safety tips and other resources. 

Red Cross of Greater Chicago

Sheridan El Stop StormFEMA Winter Storms Page

Social Media

Twitter: Trending Topics in Chicago

WGN Meteorologist Tom Skilling

NBC 5 Meteorologist Ginger Zee

FOX Meterologist Amy Freeze

Hashtags for the storm: #Chicagoblizzard2011, #snowstorm, #blizzaster, #snomg, #snopocalypse, #snoprah, 

Miscellaneous

Weather Glossary

Weather Glossary for Kids                                                                   Sheridan El stop as the storm begins.

CNN iReport: Picture of Blizzard Headed for Chicago (Just kidding!)

Blizzard of 1967
The blizzard of 1967 is regarded as one of Chicago's worst by most meteorologists and historians.

YouTube: Archived Radio Reports with Photos

Chicago Tribune Archive

ABC-7 1967 Blizzard Story and Statistics

Examiner: The 1967 Chicago Blizzard

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