Great Lakes Cyclone

Edison Park Damage

Wind Moves Out, Mercury To Plunge

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.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2010

Downed Power Line

More Damaging Winds Sweep In

Another bout of damaging high winds is expected today, as people try to clean up and ComEd crews struggle to get power restored.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2010

Willis Tower

Cyclone Winds Close Willis Tower Skydeck

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.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2010

Will County Storm Damage

Tornado Rips Roof Off House, Devastates Farm In Will County

The roof of a house was ripped off near far southwest suburban Peotone Tuesday morning, possibly because of a tornado.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2010

DuPage Airport Planes

3 Small Planes Flip At DuPage Airport

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.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2010

Will County Storm Damage

‘Great Lakes Cyclone’ Slams Chicago

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

CBS Chicago–10/26/2010

Severe Thunderstorm (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

‘Great Lakes Cyclone’ To Strike

A combination of strong thunderstorms, followed by violent and destructive winds, will make for one of the most dangerous storms in 70 years.