I hope you’re not flying today. Because when O’Hare shuts down, it corkscrews the entire air transit system. A monster two-day storm is hitting the area with winds up to 60 mph and sustained gusts of 35 mph.
“The storm system will be one of the most powerful we have seen in this part of the country in 70 years,” said Jim Allsopp, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service. “This is a big deal.”