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Village crews assist stranded motorists, fix water main break during massive snowstorm

On Feb. 24, there were still big piles of dirty snow in a shopping center parking lot on Halsted Street, the remains of the big storm on Feb. 16. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

On Saturday, Feb. 27, temperatures were expected to reach a balmy 50 degrees or more under sunny skies, providing winter-weary H-F residents a taste of spring. But 11 days ago, the situation was starkly different.

It just kept snowing.

By the time the final flakes fell in the evening of Feb. 16, Homewood and Flossmoor residents saw . . .

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