Record snowfall, plunging temperatures hit the area

By staff reports
La Grange Suburban Life
Wed Jan 14, 2009, 11:18 PM CST
La Grange, IL -

A new record was set Wednesday when Chicago had its ninth consecutive day of measurable snowfall, according to the National Weather Service.

The previous record was eight consecutive days set from Dec. 13 to 20, 1973.

Snowfall records in Chicago date back to 1884.

Ice Age