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Chicago’s Biggest Snowstorm In 5 Years Leaves Behind A Lot Of Work … And Some Fun

With the sun breaking through Monday, Chicagoans got to work digging out and having some fun.

Children carry sleds on the Humboldt Park hill after a heavy snowfall this weekend on February 1, 2021.
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CHICAGO — This weekend’s storm dumped more than a foot of snow on some parts of the city, the largest snowfall the city has seen in five years.

With the sun breaking through Monday, Chicagoans got to work digging out and having some fun. Here’s some scenes from around Chicago:

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Charlie and Violet Cassata ride a sled on the Humboldt Park hill after a heavy snowfall this weekend on February 1, 2021.
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Pablo Delfi shovels out his minivan after a heavy snowfall this weekend in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on February 1, 2021.
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Violet Cassata runs with her sled on the Humboldt Park hill after a heavy snowfall this weekend on February 1, 2021.
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Sledders are silhouetted by the Chicago skyline after a heavy snowfall this weekend in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on February 1, 2021.
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Rosa Peñalosa shovels out La Cocina de Rosita after a heavy snowfall this weekend in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on February 1, 2021.
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David Corlew stands up while sledding on the Humboldt Park hill after a heavy snowfall this weekend on February 1, 2021.
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The Chicago skyline after a heavy snowfall this weekend as seen from the Humboldt Park neighborhood on February 1, 2021.
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Hayley Larson and Kat Geber ride a sled together on the Humboldt Park hill after a heavy snowfall this weekend on February 1, 2021.
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David Corlew gives Hayley Larson a push as she sleds on the Humboldt Park hill after a heavy snowfall this weekend on February 1, 2021.
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Children carry sleds on the Humboldt Park hill after a heavy snowfall this weekend on February 1, 2021.
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Rosa Peñalosa shovels out La Cocina de Rosita after a heavy snowfall this weekend in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on February 1, 2021.
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Pablo Delfi shovels out his minivan after a heavy snowfall this weekend in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on February 1, 2021.
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Pablo Delfi shovels out his minivan after a heavy snowfall this weekend in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on February 1, 2021.
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Two stools sit at the ready to call “dibs” on a parking spot after a heavy snowfall this weekend in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on February 1, 2021.
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A laundry hamper is used to claim “dibs” on a parking spot after a heavy snowfall this weekend in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on February 1, 2021.
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A child’s toy is used to claim “dibs” on a parking spot after a heavy snowfall this weekend in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on February 1, 2021.
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Adam Wolfe examines his car stuck in a snow drift, with a window that he mistakenly left open Friday night, on Humboldt Boulevard after a heavy snowfall this weekend in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on February 1, 2021.
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Adam Wolfe examines his car stuck in a snow drift, with a window that he mistakenly left open Friday night, on Humboldt Boulevard after a heavy snowfall this weekend in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on February 1, 2021.
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Adam Wolfe examines his car stuck in a snow drift, with a window that he mistakenly left open Friday night, on Humboldt Boulevard after a heavy snowfall this weekend in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on February 1, 2021.
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Chris helps his neighbor Marvin dig his car out of a snowy side street after a heavy snowfall this weekend in the Logan Square neighborhood on February 1, 2021.
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A person walks in the middle of Fullerton Avenue in shorts and flip flops after a heavy snowfall this weekend in the Lincoln Park neighborhood on January 31, 2021.
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Snow continues to fall outside the Chicago Theatre after a heavy snowfall this weekend in the Loop on January 31, 2021.
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A person plows the sidewalk along State Street outside the Chicago Theatre after a heavy snowfall this weekend in the Loop on January 31, 2021.
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A person walks in the street to avoid the snow after a heavy snowfall this weekend in the Lincoln Park neighborhood on January 31, 2021.
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People walk along the Chicago Riverwalk after a heavy snowfall this weekend in the Loop on Jan
uary 31, 2021.
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Makayla Robinson, Diontay Sibley and Kianna Brown walk down a plowed road to avoid the snowy sidewalks after a heavy snowfall this weekend in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood on February 1, 2021.
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Basil Smith uses a snow blower to clear out the road near his car after a heavy snowfall this weekend in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood on February 1, 2021.
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Neighbors Charlie Osborne and Dave Deloach pose for a photo after spending time clearing snow outside their building after a heavy snowfall this weekend in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood on February 1, 2021.

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