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Lightning Chicago Midway Airport Neighborhood August 2nd 2015

Aug 03, 2015 Comments Off on Lightning Chicago Midway Airport Neighborhood August 2nd 2015 by

Severe weather moved through my home area on Sunday August 2nd. These included 3 rounds of storms. The first during the afternoon which unfortunately ¬†took the life of a festival-goer. Things were calm the rest of the day until sunset when new, vigorous storms erupted. First a lone supercell that put down a tornado near […]

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Thunder Snow in Chicago – First Storms of 2014

Feb 17, 2014 Comments Off on Thunder Snow in Chicago – First Storms of 2014 by

Well, today the first official thunderstorms for 2014 in Chicago go into the books. As I’ve done in the past, here is a blog of the event. This year, like 2011 and 2010 it came in the form of thunder-SNOW, instead of the thunderstorms we’re typically used to seeing in spring. The Chicago area seems […]

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