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Chicago Winter Record Breaking Statistics – How Cold Are Chicago Winters?

We know that Chicago has some pretty rough winters, but how rough can they get? Just how cold are Chicago winters? We did some digging and came up with a complete list of Chicago winter record breaking statistics to help you be prepared or even thankful once winter arrives. Earliest recorded snow – September 25, 1928 and the same day …

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What’s so Funny about Chicago Winters? You’d be Surprised!

We can laugh about it, now that we’re lounging by the pool and sipping a frozen drink with a little umbrella in it. As we slather on the sunscreen, we can remember red noses from a totally different cause. Watching our ornery neighbor slip and slide as he shovels snow brings a smile now. We remember now what’s so funny …

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New Brancato Snow Removal Website Launched

At Brancato Snow and Ice Management, we’ve been working for months on developing a new website for our customers that can serve as a valuable resource when exploring Chicago and Illinois related winter news, weather, snow removal tips and of course the reliable snow and ice management services we offer. We are continuously re-evaluating our systems and services to better …

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The Four Worst Snowstorms in Chicago History

Midwestern winters are notoriously brutal, and after the polar vortex blasted through North America early this year, citizens are particularly anxious to batten down the hatches in preparation for the coming winter. So, just how bad are Chicago winters? Let’s look at the four worst snowstorms in Chicago history… Although vivid memories of the February, 2015 “Super Bowl Blizzard” linger …