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Re: Chicago outage?

  • From: Andrew J. Doane
  • Date: Mon Mar 09 16:47:37 1998

> Just called UUNET to ask why traffic from MSP1 to CHI1
> is crawling. They said there is a WorldCom OC-12 outage
> in the Chicago area afecting CHI <-> DC traffic. Something 
> weather related. UUNET ticket # 694960.
> We have a pipe to MCI in WillowSprings, and it is crawling
> as well. Chicago apears to be a congested place at the
> moment.
> Kevin

We're under quite a winter Storm.  Some places received 11" of snow
overnight.  1/4 of the office called in sick/snowed in today.

Our downtown facilities are fine, but our Western suburban POP is
a disaster zone (Willow springs/downers grove is out west).