Daily Snowfall Records Set at Chicago and Rockford on February 1st

...NEW ALL-TIME DAILY SNOWFALL RECORD FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY FOR CHICAGO...

A RECORD BREAKING 13.6 INCHES OF SNOW FELL AT CHICAGO O'HARE
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT YESTERDAY. THIS NOT ONLY BREAKS THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 4.0 INCHES FOR THE DATE SET BACK ON FEBRUARY 1 1967...BUT
ALSO ESTABLISHES A NEW ALL TIME RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL FOR THE MONTH
OF FEBRUARY FOR CHICAGO. THE PREVIOUS CALENDAR DAY SNOWFALL RECORD
FOR CHICAGO FOR FEBRUARY WAS 11.5 INCHES SET BACK ON FEBRUARY 18
1908.

...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM SNOWFALL SET AT ROCKFORD IL...

A RECORD SNOWFALL OF 10.9 INCHES WAS SET AT ROCKFORD IL YESTERDAY.
THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 4.2 SET IN 1967. THIS IS ALSO THE SECOND
GREATEST CALENDAR DAY TOTAL FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY FOR ROCKFORD. 
THE RECORD HOLDER REMAINS 11.5 INCHES ON FEBRUARY 6 1911.



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