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Storms Targeting ORD, Diversions Coming?  
User currently offlineMke717spotter From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 2553 posts, RR: 4
Posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 2815 times:

Looks like there's some pretty descent stuff heading for ORD, and already two AE flights are heading for MKE.

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/EGF4463
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/EGF4197


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User currently offlineWILCO737 From Greenland, joined Jun 2004, 9320 posts, RR: 69
Reply 1, posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 2798 times:

KORD 232151Z 35006G24KT 10SM TS SCT036CB BKN048 BKN250 22/12 A2995

KORD 231720Z 2318/2424 04008KT P6SM SCT030 BKN045
TEMPO 2319/2323 VRB10G15KT 5SM TSRA BKN030CB
FM240100 10006KT P6SM SCT040
FM240500 VRB04KT 5SM BR FEW080
FM241200 25008KT P6SM SCT040

Looks like some thunderstorms there. I hope it'll be better in 2 days when I am scheduled to land there...

wilco737


User currently offlineMke717spotter From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 2553 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 2777 times:

Not really a diversion, but after being in a holding pattern over the lake it looks like AE #4194 is returning to GRR.

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/EGF4194



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User currently offlineJlbmedia From United States of America, joined Jun 2002, 634 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 2715 times:
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Quoting Mke717spotter (Reply 2):
Not really a diversion, but after being in a holding pattern over the lake it looks like AE #4194 is returning to GRR.

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/E...F4194

If this is not a diversion, what would the correct term for it be?



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User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9432 posts, RR: 11
Reply 4, posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 2707 times:



Quoting Mke717spotter (Thread starter):

Storms are very minor and small....



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User currently offlinePlanespotting From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 3547 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 2647 times:



Quoting EMBQA (Reply 4):
Storms are very minor and small....

Indeed - some thunder just rumbled past my office in the north burbs (moving southeast), but really nothing on the radar is too scary looking. Looks like the back end of it is just crossing from Wisconsin into Illinois now, and there are only a few tiny red/yellow/orange cells, and none are moving towards ORD.



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User currently offlineMke717spotter From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 2553 posts, RR: 4
Reply 6, posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 2610 times:

Your right, but they were looking a bit more ominous earlier on. I suppose I might have gotten a bit excited when a saw the red dots on the radar since we've only had diversions like once this year so far.

[Edited 2009-07-23 16:26:50]


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User currently offlineAmricanShamrok From Ireland, joined May 2008, 3336 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (6 years 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 2573 times:



Quoting WILCO737 (Reply 1):
Looks like some thunderstorms there. I hope it'll be better in 2 days when I am scheduled to land there...

Forecast isn't great; lots of storms predicted for the next few days.

Also, Obama is in town but I presume delays from his arrival/departure will be minimal ?


User currently offlineVenuscat2 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 478 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (6 years 9 months 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 2339 times:

I was on EGF 4194 that day....it was a good time. Missed a connection in ORD b/c of it. (This made me remember why I don't like connecting at ORD!)

User currently offlineContrails15 From United States of America, joined Oct 2008, 1181 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (6 years 9 months 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 2299 times:



Quoting AmricanShamrok (Reply 7):
Also, Obama is in town but I presume delays from his arrival/departure will be minimal ?

Well, if it was like when he came into JFK it wont be. On a side note, Tri-state area should see another conga line of storms today as bad as yesterday or even perhaps worse. JFK got 4 storms Sun afternoon. ORD and NYC with storms, happy traveling.  banghead 



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User currently offlineCle757 From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 1193 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (6 years 9 months 1 week 6 days ago) and read 2256 times:



Quoting Jlbmedia (Reply 3):
Quoting Mke717spotter (Reply 2):
Not really a diversion, but after being in a holding pattern over the lake it looks like AE #4194 is returning to GRR.

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/E...F4194

If this is not a diversion, what would the correct term for it be?

Its called a Air Return.



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User currently offlineWILCO737 From Greenland, joined Jun 2004, 9320 posts, RR: 69
Reply 11, posted (6 years 9 months 1 week 6 days ago) and read 2241 times:



Quoting AmricanShamrok (Reply 7):
Forecast isn't great; lots of storms predicted for the next few days.

Haven't had any trouble. Clear sky, flew directly over Chicago downtown and nice landing on 32L  Smile And the day I spent in Chicago: basically no clouds, hot and sunny.
Just the way it should be  Smile

wilco737


User currently offlineAmricanShamrok From Ireland, joined May 2008, 3336 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (6 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 2060 times:



Quoting WILCO737 (Reply 11):

Yeah I'm pleasantly surprised at the weather here compared to the forecasts.


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