Great Lakes Cyclone
The worst of the wind is over, but Chicagoans are advised to watch out for debris on streets and sidewalks as they make their way to work or school.
Another bout of damaging high winds is expected today, as people try to clean up and ComEd crews struggle to get power restored.
Even tourists who are willing to brave the wind on Tuesday won’t be able to see the views from the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.
The roof of a house was ripped off near far southwest suburban Peotone Tuesday morning, possibly because of a tornado.
Three small planes flipped over this morning at an airstrip in West Chicago, as the storm dubbed the Great Lakes Cyclone swept through the Chicago area.
Suspected tornadoes damaged homes in the far souhtern suburbs as winds gusted at speeds of more than 50 mph, and the wrath of the Great Lakes Cyclone hammers the area. HIGH WIND WARNING
A combination of strong thunderstorms, followed by violent and destructive winds, will make for one of the most dangerous storms in 70 years.