|Quoting RoseFlyer (Reply 6):|
TORNADO WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL 552 PM CDT FRI SEP 22 2006
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT Macedonian Airlines (Greece)">IN ROMEOVILLE HAS ISSUED A
* TORNADO WARNING FOR... NORTH COOK COUNTY AT Macedonian Airlines (Greece)">IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS
* UNTIL 645 PM CDT
* AT 549 PM...A TRAINED SPOTTER REPORTED A TORNADO AND RADAR INDICATED ROTATION NEAR PARK RIDGE... MOVING EAST AT 10 MPH.
* THE TORNADO IS WILL BE NEAR... MORTON GROVE BY 600 PM NORTHFIELD BY 610 PM SKOKIE BY 615 PM WILMETTE HARBOR...WILMETTE AND WINNETKA BY 620 PM EVANSTON AND KENILWORTH BY 625 PM ROGERS PARK BY 630 PM
DO NOT WAIT UNTIL YOU HEAR OR SEE THE TORNADO. TAKE SHELTER NOW.
GO TO THE BASEMENT AND SEEK SHELTER UNDER THE STAIRS OR UNDER A HEAVY PIECE OF FURNITURE.
A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS AT Macedonian Airlines (Greece)">IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM FRIDAY EVENING FOR NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS.
|Quoting Cadet57 (Reply 16):|
Any word on the Carbondale area? A.netter Atrude777 lives there. Jus wanna make sure he is ok.
|Quoting Csturdiv (Reply 20):|
Carbondale is nowhere near the Chicago area, that is more near the St. Louis area. However, my dad lives near EVV, and he said that they also got some strong storms down there, so maybe Carbondale got some as well?
|Quoting ORDPIA (Reply 25):|
side note: could someone tell me how to read weather readouts such as these;
KORD 222249Z 34012G42KT 1/4SM R14R/1400VP6000FT +TSRA BR SQ SCT011 BKN025CB BKN060 OVC250 14/13 A2963
|Quoting RoseFlyer (Reply 27):
R14R/1400VP6000FT (Not quite sure about that)
|Quoting Texan (Thread starter):|
. ORD is currently in a ground stop.
|Quoting United787 (Reply 32):|
My brother who lives in Wilmette said that there was 18" of water on the streets and several trees crushed cars on his block alone! I live in Chicago, we barely got a sprinkle.
|Quoting Lfutia (Reply 34):|
Apparently at work in Niles, IL,
|Quoting RoseFlyer (Reply 27):|
222249Z: 22nd day of the month at 22:49 Zulu (ORD is Zulu+6)
|Quoting Lfutia (Reply 48):|
I graduated from there in June of 06!