The official count says approximately 20 inches of snow fell across the Chicagoland area from the “snowpocalypse” that raged with even lightning at times from Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.
However, out here in Woodstock, though, we set the record total for the greater Chicago area with 21.1 inches.
But, if you are familiar with our wide open farm fields and picturesque country roads, there were many locations that had snow drifts close to 10 feet tall.
All considered though, things could have been worse. While some of us are still attempting to dig out of driveways and homes, many other loyal OWC staffers managed to brave the elements and be there for our customers beginning late Wednesday night.
As we kept in touch with each other via email and iChat, pictures showing the situation started circulating. Here’s a small gallery from the OWC team of the storm’s aftermath: