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Snow In Chicago, Frigid Weather Causes Travel Headaches For Airline Passengers, Drivers

Dec 09, 2013 | Updated Jan 25, 2014

Chicago's first major snowfall of the season on Sunday left slick roads and bitter temperatures in its wake, causing headaches for travelers through Monday morning.

The official snow total at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Sunday was 3.1 inches, according to the Chicago Tribune, an amount responsible for over 140 flight cancelations, many more flight delays and road conditions that caused a number of spinouts and minor crashes.

The roads were largely cleared by Monday morning, but officials are still urging drivers to slow down and proceed with caution. While CBS Chicago notes no serious injuries or deaths were reported in Chicago-area crashes, at least one fatality was reported in southern Wisconsin -- a 39-year-old woman was killed in a rollover crash on I-43.

The northern suburbs of Chicago also received slightly more snowfall, including 4 inches that fell in Gurnee.

Meanwhile, the bitter weather is not expected to leave the Chicago area anytime soon and another storm system is expected to bring more snow to the city by next weekend, AccuWeather reports.

Bears fans were being warned to prepare for temperatures as low as 16 degrees -- and winds of up to 24 mph -- by bringing extra blankets and layers of clothing to Soldier Field on Monday night, the Chicago Sun-Times.

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