Major Snowstorm Slowing Travel Across The Country

The snow comes just as millions prepare to travel for Thanksgiving.
2:26 | 11/23/15

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been ahead, early signs that trump may be closing in. Devin, thank you. And to the weather tonight. Parts of Illinois getting some of their biggest November snow totals on record. Take a look at that. Dangerous for travel as well. Near Bloomington, this jackkni jackknifed semi. And nothing moving at airports, cancellations at o'hare. And Phillip Mena is in Illinois tonight. Reporter: A blast of winter, across the midwest this weekend. Blinding snow and icy roads. I don't think I've gone faster than 15 miles an hour. A few people were in ditches. Reporter: Near Bloomington, Illinois, wind gusts reducing visibility. And more than 1,000 flights cancelled at Chicago airports. O'hare setting up cots for nearly 900 passengers stranded overnight. Some suburbs getting as much as 16 inches of snow. Chicago's snowiest November in nearly 100 years. The storm, snapping trees and power lines. Jolting some residents out of bed. The power line went into the street. It was crazy. Reporter: Were you prepared for so much snow? It's a bit of a shock. Coming from the warm weather we had. So, no, not really. Reporter: Stadium workers in iwa also scrambling before the iowa/purdue game. Back here in Chicago, it's only gotten colder since the storm. That created huge snow piles like this one. But the good news, it is expected to warm up in time for Thanksgiving. Thank you. And rob Marciano is here. That's really early for a snow storm in Chicago. But you're tracking another storm? Here's the next storm coming in. To the pacific northwest, wind, rain, snow, and cold air. Watch as it moves south of Portland and Seattle. Pressing lower into San Francisco. Record highs in Los Angeles, but now this big trough will dig into the southwest. If you're traveling over the

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