Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Chicago weather: heavy storms, rain and tornados

A terrible thunderstorm hits Chicago on Monday, causing flight cancellation and delays, power outages and many other problems. The thunderstorm came along with heavy rain, high wind, flash flooding and tornados.

A tornado warning had issued for Southwest Cook County and Northwest Will County late by whether forecast department. In the evening Chicago area had seemed grim coda due to worst of a dangerous weather system. 

A dangerous damage in LaSalle County, southwest of Chicago, came in after 10 p.m. and tornado warnings in northwest Indiana according to reports. Meteorologist Matt Friedlein said there are numerous reports of damages by rain and lighting from all around the region; many of the most severe reports were from northern Will and southern Cook counties.

At one point, a ground had stop for planes arrivals at O’Hare Airport, where hundreds of flight canceled. All the flight delayed for more than two hours causing severe weather. In some areas, flooding was a serious concern.

After Tuesday, the high temperature might average to the 80 degrees rest of the week, with a high of only about 73 on Tuesday, and lows in the low 60s or upper 50s each night this week.

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