|Full Coverage: Blizzard 2011|
Hundreds of people were stranded on Lake Shore Drive last night, thousands of people were without power.
Here's a rundown of numbers pertaining to the blizzard, as of Wednesday morning:
9 p.m.: Time when the storm was reported to be at its worst
24: Inches that some parts of Chicago could see before the storm ends
20.2: Inches of snow at O'Hare
3rd: Ranking of this Chicago storm since records have been kept
40: Miles per hour winds expected
1: CTA line suspended; no lines closed
5: Metra lines closed
60: Miles closed on I-80
274: Plows currently stationed on main street routes, plus garbage trucks with plows
1,800: Flights canceled at O'Hare
12: Years since Chicago closed public schools
500: National Guard Troops activated
7: Buildings reportedly damaged, including Wrigley Field
300: ComEd crews working Wednesday morning to fix down lines
174,000: Homes that lost power last night during the storm
103,000: Homes were power outages that have been restored, as of this morning.
76,000: Homes still without of power, as of this morning; 50,000 of the homes are in the city.
98: Street lights reported out
22: Poles reported down
14: Wires reported down
1: Fatality. No other serious injuries were reported.