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Photos: Chicago's First Snow Of The Season Broke A Record

By Rachel Cromidas in News on Dec 5, 2016 5:22PM

first snow of the season has finally come to transform Chicago into the Lands of Always Winter, and this one broke a record.

According to the National Weather Service, Sunday's one-day-long snowstorm brought more snow with it than any other single-day December snowstorm since 2005. O'Hare recorded 6.4 inches of snow—the heaviest since Dec. 8, 2005 received 6.7 inches. And as usual, the suburbs were hit harder than the city, according to the Tribune, with Romeoville scoring about 8.1 inches of snow and Batavia recording 7.2 inches.

The moderate to light snowfall made for a pretty sight around the city—as long as you didn't have to drive in it. Our photographer Tyler LaRiviere helped us capture some of the more magical moments of the first snowfall, as seen from Millennium Park and around the city.