First Winter Storm and Aftermath: The Week in Weather Photos

See scenes from the first winter storm and how Chicagoland residents handled the season's initial dusting.

24 photos
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Paige Hagan/WFIE
Chicagoland received its first delivery of snow for the winter and everyone dealt with it like true Chicagoans. Seen here are two bucks in Lyman Woods putting on a show for the photographer.
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Gloria Sidell
The view south on Dec 1st, A harbinger of things to come...
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Marc Fortier
Photo taken from a porch overlooking McCullom Lake in McHenry. Taken around 530am just before the first snowfall.
4/24
Associated Press
Looking west from the John Hancock at sunset on 11/26/08. Steve Stone of Glenview, IL.
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TELEMUNDO 40
Weather photo in Barlett, IL
6/24
Archivo
Migrating cranes. Photo taken at the Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area in Indiana.
7/24
Sabrina Kallenbach
First snowfall, Grayslake, IL.
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Lad Kucera
Taken at 9:38 AM on December 2, 2008, in Clarendon Hills, IL, snow on Blue Lake.
9/24
AP
Red Bellied Woodpecker
10/24
Paige Hagan/WFIE
Even the crab apples looked more than a little bit cold in the snow. Taken in Palatine.
11/24
Paige Hagan/WFIE
The winter freeze.
12/24
Paige Hagan/WFIE
Fresh snow in Deer Grove Forest Preserve Palatine, IL.
13/24
Marianne Hale
Deer in woods near Glenwood, Il. Taken Monday afternoon.
14/24
Jeffrey Thomas
Snow dusted street on the North side.
15/24
NBCConnecticut.com
Calm sunrise during a cold Chicago morning in December.
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Paige Hagan/WFIE
A calm pre-snow moment during a Streamwood sunrise.
17/24
Paige Hagan/WFIE
Snow covered patio in Wheaton, IL
18/24
Marianne Hale
Storing up for winter.
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Paige Hagan/WFIE
Colorado Morning. Shot taken from Steamboat Springs, CO across the hills toward the Flat Tops after being layerd with snow. Morning fog hangs in the valleys hiding town and farms.
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Sam Greenwood/Getty Images
Wind driven snow in Troy Grove, IL.
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Tim Fears
Snowy gazebo in Cary, IL.
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Monique Christopher
Winter weather photo
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Tim Fears
Weather photo taken in Plainfield, IL
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Tim Fears
First snow of the season in Palos Heights, IL
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