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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
558 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014 /658 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014/

...UPDATED SNOWFALL RANKINGS...

WITH THE 1.4 INCHES OF SNOW OBSERVED AT OHARE AIRPORT ON
APRIL 14TH...CHICAGO OFFICIALLY REACHED 82.0 INCHES OF SNOW
FOR THE 2013-2014 SNOW SEASON. HERE IS THE LIST OF THE TOP FIVE
SNOWIEST SEASONS ON RECORD IN CHICAGO DATING BACK TO 1884:

RANK       SNOW SEASON         SNOWFALL
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1.          1978-1979          89.7 IN.
2.          1977-1978          82.3 IN.
3.          2013-2014*         82.0 IN.
4.          1969-1970          77.0 IN.
5.          1966-1967          68.4 IN.

*=THROUGH APRIL 14TH

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THE 0.3 OF AN INCH OF SNOW AT ROCKFORD ON APRIL 14TH MOVED IT
INTO A TOP FIVE SNOWIEST SEASON DATING BACK TO 1906:

RANK       SNOW SEASON         SNOWFALL
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1.          1978-1979          74.5 IN.
2.          2007-2008          72.9 IN.
3.          1942-1943          61.0 IN.
4.          1974-1975          58.2 IN.
5.          2013-2014*         56.9 IN.
6.          1925-1926          56.7 IN.
7.          2008-2009          56.6 IN.
8.          1911-1912          55.9 IN.
9.          1959-1960          55.2 IN.
10.         1958-1959          54.9 IN.

*=THROUGH APRIL 14TH

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