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“The many challenges of COVID-19, coupled with the inconvenience of life-threatening conditions that cold weather and extreme weather brings every year, that means we’ve got to utilize every tool that we can to protect the health and well-being of our residents,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday.

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Cars drive on cleared roads in Chicago on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 after the season’s first big snowfall. The city is gearing up for another major storm on Saturday, Jan. 30. (WTTW News)

City officials sought to reassure Chicagoans on Saturday they were prepared for a major winter storm to hit the city, which could dump between 5 inches and 9 inches of heavy, wet snow through Sunday.