City Emerges From Deep Freeze, But Weather Woes Remain

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Though temperatures in Chicago are soaring into the double digits for the first time in days Wednesday, the impact is still very much being felt of the brutal deep freeze the city was under since Sunday.
On the heels of 37 consecutive hours of sub-zero temperatures, including double-digit below zero wind chills that reached as low as -42, frozen pipes were bursting throughout the Chicago area, including at the Columbia store on the Mag Mile and at a Cook County courthouse, flooding the lobby and forcing the building’s closure, according to ABC Chicago.
The Leo Burnett office in the Loop experienced water — not feces, the office is claiming contrary to initial reports — pouring down on its 15th floor on Tuesday, the Chicago Sun-Times notes, and a sprinkler system of a commercial building in Albany Park burst Tuesday night, sending water pouring into the street.
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