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Winter in Chicago: fires along city tracks

fires along city tracks

To cope with the icy conditions, switch heaters, which are designed to ignite the tracks to provide warmth and de-ice them, were activated on Monday in an effort to facilitate the movement of trains despite the challenging weather conditions.

Buffalo was buried by a weekend snowstorm.

snowstorm

Frigid bands of lake-effect snow wreaked havoc on parts of the Great Lakes region and the interior Northeast over the past weekend, burying areas under several feet of snow.