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Focus on Extreme Chicagoist

By Mitch Arsenie in Miscellaneous on Aug 4, 2006 9:53PM


After a record 6-day string of 90-degree plus days, Chicago finally got to enjoy a 25-degree cool down and an awesome storm Wednesday night. Up to 1,200 cloud-to-ground strokes were measured within a 225-mile radius of Chicago in a ten-minute period! Chicagoist loves anything extreme, so we took our cameras (and kites) and ran like crazy to the Museum Campus in hopes of a cool photo for our equally x-treme readers. Needless to say, we didn’t think it was wise to fly the kites, but we captured this image that we think rocks big time. Enjoy!

Photo by Ricardo Gutierrez and Mitch Arsenie.

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