National Weather Service Chicago Servers Overloaded, Drudge Report?

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National Weather Service Chicago web servers were not available or were extremely slow about 8:30 p.m. Sunday. The popular news site Drudge Report featured the Blizzard Watch by linking Chicago snow headlines to National Weather Service Chicago weather alert pages — the Winter Weather Briefing page and the Blizzard Watch page. Both pages were not accessible at 8:30 p.m. Sunday.


Drudge Report is known for generating a high number of referrals from the website’s headline stories. It wouldn’t be the first time the referrals caused a web host to slow to a crawl.

No word yet on what caused the server overload.


Links to NWS shown in the left column of the Drudge Report.

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