Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn stopped by WGN Morning News to talk about his Winter Storm Preparedness Plan for the state.
Illinois Gov. Quinn on Winter Storm Preparedness Plan
New Year’s 2014 Snow and Deep Freeze
It started as a forecast of several inches of snow for New Year’s Eve, disrupting plans for celebrations. Then it grew to several days of snow, the most since the 2011 blizzard. And then 36 straight hours of temperatures below zero.
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