Description:By midnight, 4.8 inches had fallen at O’Hare International Airport, according to the National Weather Service. That brought the official total for the season to 18.4 inches, and February’s total to 14.9 inches.
Many city and suburban schools closed early and canceled sports games and practices. By 9 p.m., more than 500 departing flights had been canceled at O’Hare and Midway airports, with about the same number of arrivals also canceled.(2:16)