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Storm brings much snow, few problems

Forecasters predicted a storm would drop 5 to 9 inches of wet snow on the area this past weekend, but residents found themselves shoveling much more.

Flossmoor received 11.5 inches as of 7:09 p.m. Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. Homewood received 11.1 inches as of  7 a.m. Monday. Nearby Thornton recorded 12.7 inches by 11 p.m. Sunday.

Flossmoor Police Chief Tod Kamleiter said there were relatively few problems caused by the storm in spite of the heavy snowfall Saturday night. 

He credited Flossmoor Public Works crews for keeping . . .

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