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Foul Weather Friday

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Jun 19, 2009 4:40PM

The second round of storms for today has just moved through (the above pics were taken this morning looking north towards Navy Pier) and another round is right behind it. This got us wondering about tornadoes downtown. Last month, our pal Amy Freeze warned us of the possibility and we dug back into our archives for this old Ask Chicagoist post. And, just FYI, the northeast Illinois area is under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 3 p.m. while northwest Indiana is under a Tornado Watch until 7 p.m. (EDT). (Thanks, Lauren!)