Chicago Blizzard 2011

Posted by Zotta Rendevouz


Wrigley Field has lost some of its rooftop but we wanted to give you a link to the LIVE WRIGLEY WEBCAM see the plaza in front of Wrigley Field so you can watch the webcam from whereveer your lcoation adn watch the craziness that is the blizzard of 2011


The gusts of snow that hit in the early Tuesday, shutting down Chicago airports, forcing a rare closing of Chicago public schools and emptying the city by evening. The Chicago blizzard will continue piercing gust of snow in the area until Wednesday morning. In its icy wake will be as much as 20 inches or projected of 2 feet of snow, maybe more by Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Breaking! Chicago Wrigley Field roof panels blew-off! Chicago blizzard unleashed it's fury right at the old roof panels of Chicago Cubs home Wrigley Field. A portion of a structural panel above the press box at Wrigley Field "broke away" during Tuesday's snow storm and scattered debris outside the ball park, officials said.

As you can see Twitter photo above, Chicago police cordoned off parts of Addison and Clark Streets and sidewalks around the park, while Chicago Cubs officials worked with the city to monitor the situation. Cubs baseball will be two-three months from now but seems Cubs officials busy season will start right now. Cubs spokesman Peter Chase said, will ensure there weren't any public safety issues.

And the worst is yet to come. Between 9 p.m. today and 5 a.m. Wednesday, the snowfall rate could be 3 to 4 inches per hour. But the real hazard was the wind, which was gusting at 40-50 mph.