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Jerry Burnes | Northern Star
A snow plower removes snow from the sidewalks below the Village Commons Bookstore on Lucinda Avenue. The blizzard that hit DeKalb Tuesday into Wednesday dropped 18.7 inches of snow on the ground.

18.7 inch blizzard snowfall was half an inch from record breaking

By Amy Kreeger | February 2, 2011

DeKalb is in the middle of a bona-fide blizzard. "This is not a snow storm, this is a true blizzard," said NIU meteorologist Gilbert Sebenste. "It will go down as the worst ever in modern history." The accumulated snowfall from Tuesday and Wednesday's...

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