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Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:10 am

Sounds like ATC is out at MDW and ORD due to tornado warning.

Havoc in the air and on the ground no doubt!!


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[Edited 2007-08-23 22:12:15]
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RE: Chigao ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:12 am

What a place to have that happen. ORD will be screwed up for 2 days or more.
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RE: Chigao ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:12 am

Let the diversions begin..........

http://www.wunderground.com/radar/ra...howlabels=1&rainsnow=0&lightning=0

[Edited 2007-08-23 22:24:26]
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:14 am

ATCSCC ADVZY 116 ORD/ZAU 08/23/2007 CDM GROUND STOP
CTL ELEMENT: ORD
ELEMENT TYPE: APT
ADL TIME: 1939Z
GROUND STOP PERIOD: 23/1929Z - 23/2030Z
CUMULATIVE PROGRAM PERIOD: 23/1830Z - 24/0359Z
DEP FACILITIES INCLUDED: (ALL+CZY_AP) ZSE ZAB ZLC ZFW ZLA ZAU ZMP
ZDV ZKC ZME ZID ZMA ZHU ZJX ZOB ZBW ZTL ZNY ZDC ZOA CYHZ CYOW CYUL CYYZ

PREVIOUS TOTAL, MAXIMUM, AVERAGE DELAYS: 706/54/32.1
NEW TOTAL, MAXIMUM, AVERAGE DELAYS: 1699/121/77.2
PROBABILITY OF EXTENSION: HIGH
IMPACTING CONDITION: OTHER / OTHER
COMMENTS: C90 IS EVACUATING PERSONNEL DUE TO TORNADO WARNING. ZAU DECLARED ATC ALERT.
231942-232130 07/08/23 19:45



The red boxes are tornado warnings, and the yellow boxes are severe thunderstorm warnings...

Looks like gusts to 50kts at ORD, and 58kts at DPA. Nothing at MDW yet, but it'll be there PDQ..

KORD 232026Z 27035G50KT 1/2SM R14R/1600VP6000FT +TSRA BKN036CB BKN055 BKN100 OVC200 24/20 A2993 RMK AO2 PK WND 28050/2026 TSB18RAB17 PRESRR CONS LTGICCCCG ALQDS TS ALQDS MOV E P0006
KORD 232024Z 27031G49KT 1SM R14R/2200VP6000FT +TSRA BKN036CB BKN055 BKN100 OVC200 27/21 A2992 RMK AO2 PK WND 27049/2024 TSB18RAB17 PRESRR CONS LTGICCCCG SW-NW TS SW-NW MOV E P0000
KORD 232019Z 21017G21KT 10SM -TSRA SCT036CB BKN055 BKN100 OVC200 29/23 A2984 RMK AO2 PK WND 21027/1954 TSB18RAB17 FRQ LTGICCG SW-NW TS SW-NW MOV E P0000
KORD 231951Z 22012KT 10SM BKN036 BKN055TCU BKN200 29/23 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP091 CB DSNT SW-W TCU NW AND NE MOV NE T02940228
KORD 231851Z 24014KT 10SM SCT038 BKN250 31/22 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP095 T03060222 $

KMDW 231951Z 24015G23KT 10SM SCT041 SCT050 BKN250 31/22 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP087 T03110217
KMDW 231851Z 22011G20KT 10SM SCT037 SCT050 BKN250 31/22 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP092 T03110222

KDPA 232015Z 25019G36KT 1/2SM +RA FG BKN008 BKN033 OVC100 21/20 A2995 RMK AO2 PK WND 25058/2004 WSHFT 1955 RAB06 PRESRR P0054
KDPA 232010Z 27024G58KT 3/4SM +RA BR SQ FEW012 SCT033 BKN040 22/20 A2993 RMK AO2 PK WND 25058/2004 WSHFT 1955 RAB06 PRESRR P0031
KDPA 232007Z 28029G58KT 1 1/2SM -RA SQ FEW028 BKN036 BKN047 25/21 A2991 RMK AO2 PK WND 25058/2004 RAB06 PRESRR P0013
KDPA 231952Z 18008KT 10SM FEW032 BKN100 29/23 A2981 RMK AO2 SLP087 T02890233
KDPA 231852Z 23012G22KT 10SM FEW034 31/23 A2984 RMK AO2 SLP099 T03060233

[Edited 2007-08-23 22:31:38]
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:15 am

The ripple effect across the nation will be intresting.

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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:24 am

Hope everyone is OK up that way.

Tons of diverts...what a way to start shift. This is gonna be a blast...
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:30 am

Tornado Warnings

Cook - Will - DuPage Counties in Illinois until 5pm.
Storms have strong shear of 40 knots; which for the National Weather Service is definitely enough to call a Tornado Warnings. Very Bery dangerous situation in Chicago from the North Side and suburbs to the South Side and suburbs..
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:31 am

ATCSCC ADVZY 120 ORD/ZAU 08/23/2007 CDM GROUND STOP
CTL ELEMENT: ORD
ELEMENT TYPE: APT
ADL TIME: 2013Z
GROUND STOP PERIOD: 23/2003Z - 23/2130Z
CUMULATIVE PROGRAM PERIOD: 23/1830Z - 24/0359Z
DEP FACILITIES INCLUDED: (ALL+CZY_AP) ZSE ZAB ZLC ZFW ZLA ZAU ZMP
ZDV
ZKC ZME ZID ZMA ZHU ZJX ZOB ZBW ZTL ZNY ZDC ZOA CYHZ CYOW CYUL
CYYZ

PREVIOUS TOTAL, MAXIMUM, AVERAGE DELAYS: 7269/2802/110.1
NEW TOTAL, MAXIMUM, AVERAGE DELAYS: 9732/2857/147.5
PROBABILITY OF EXTENSION: MEDIUM
IMPACTING CONDITION: OTHER / OTHER
COMMENTS: ORD ATCT DECLARED ATC ALERT DUE TO STAFFING/POSSIBLE
EVACUATION TRIGGER.
232015-232230
07/08/23 20:17

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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:32 am

Is there live ATC anywhere online?
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:35 am

http://www4.passur.com/ord.html

Very good work by the ATC for their job on getting the planes out on the runways out of Chicago and the planes heading to Chicago out over the lake and out back into Wisconsin and Indiana.

Check out the ORD-Passur Flight Tracker link and you will see the Blue Planes in patterns 40 miles out of Chicago going back the other way. So far so good.
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:37 am

Ugly stuff...

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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:48 am

Looks like MKE is getting a good batch of heavies

UAL B763
AFR A343
RJA A342

I'm sure the list will grow.....

Need some action here in GRR....
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:52 am

Additional tornado warning boxes out..







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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:53 am

ATCSCC ADVZY 125 DCC 08/23/2007 C90/ORD UPDATE
MESSAGE:
ORD ATCT PERSONNEL HAVE EVACUATED AND ARE ATC ZERO. C90 HAS RECEIVED
THE ALL CLEAR,HAVE RETURNED TO THE FACILITY AND CANCELED THE ATC
ALERT.

At least TRACON is back and running
 
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:55 am

Any info on whehter or not a Tornado actually touched down?
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:55 am

Listening to WBBM-AM here at the office in Evanston and they just xld the tornado warning for Cook County. It is still pretty bad here, but the worst has moved out over the lake.

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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:56 am

I'm one mile north of ORD and the severe weather sirens started around 1530
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 5:58 am

Quoting Luisca (Reply 14):
Any info on whehter or not a Tornado actually touched down?

From the reports that I've heard listening to BBM, I'd say no...but it remains unclear. If one did, I'd say it was in the western burbs....Lombard, Glen Ellyn area. There was also some pretty bad reports out of the southwest burbs like Bolingbrook.

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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 6:00 am

Starting to settle down a bit... Gust speeds are way down...

KORD 232051Z 30007G17KT 3SM -TSRA BR SCT023 BKN030CB OVC060 21/21 A2985 RMK AO2 PK WND 28050/2026 WSHFT 2016 TSB18RAB17 SLP105 FRQ LTGICCCCG ALQDS TS ALQDS MOV E P0062 60062 T02110206 53008
KORD 232048Z 29009G21KT 2 1/2SM +TSRA BR FEW009 BKN023CB OVC040 21/20 A2986 RMK AO2 PK WND 28050/2026 WSHFT 2016 TSB18RAB17 FRQ LTGICCCCG ALQDS TS ALQDS MOV E P0061
KORD 232042Z 28015G34KT 2SM R14R/5500VP6000FT TSRA BR SCT009 BKN032CB OVC100 21/20 A2988 RMK AO2 PK WND 28050/2026 WSHFT 2016 TSB18RAB17 FRQ LTGICCCCG ALQDS TS ALQDS MOV E P0057
KORD 232037Z 28020G42KT 1 1/2SM R14R/1400VP6000FT +TSRA SCT009 BKN036CB OVC100 21/19 A2990 RMK AO2 PK WND 28050/2026 WSHFT 2016 TSB18RAB17 CONS LTGICCCCG ALQDS TS ALQDS MOV E P0054
KORD 232031Z 28027G50KT 1/2SM R14R/1400VP6000FT +TSRA FG SCT007 BKN036CB OVC060 21/19 A2992 RMK AO2 PK WND 28050/2026 WSHFT 2016 TSB18RAB17 CONS LTGICCCCG ALQDS TS ALQDS MOV E P0036
KORD 232026Z 27035G50KT 1/2SM R14R/1600VP6000FT +TSRA BKN036CB BKN055 BKN100 OVC200 24/20 A2993 RMK AO2 PK WND 28050/2026 TSB18RAB17 PRESRR CONS LTGICCCCG ALQDS TS ALQDS MOV E P0006
KORD 232024Z 27031G49KT 1SM R14R/2200VP6000FT +TSRA BKN036CB BKN055 BKN100 OVC200 27/21 A2992 RMK AO2 PK WND 27049/2024 TSB18RAB17 PRESRR CONS LTGICCCCG SW-NW TS SW-NW MOV E P0000
KORD 232019Z 21017G21KT 10SM -TSRA SCT036CB BKN055 BKN100 OVC200 29/23 A2984 RMK AO2 PK WND 21027/1954 TSB18RAB17 FRQ LTGICCG SW-NW TS SW-NW MOV E P0000

KDPA 232052Z 01005KT 7SM -RA OVC041 22/20 A2984 RMK AO2 PK WND 25058/2004 WSHFT 1955 RAB06 SLP101 P0089 60089 T02170200 55003
KDPA 232032Z 31008KT 3SM RA BR OVC017 22/20 A2987 RMK AO2 PK WND 25058/2004 WSHFT 1955 RAB06 P0086
KDPA 232030Z 30008KT 1 3/4SM RA BR BKN015 OVC041 22/20 A2988 RMK AO2 PK WND 25058/2004 WSHFT 1955 RAB06 P0086
KDPA 232015Z 25019G36KT 1/2SM +RA FG BKN008 BKN033 OVC100 21/20 A2995 RMK AO2 PK WND 25058/2004 WSHFT 1955 RAB06 PRESRR P0054
KDPA 232010Z 27024G58KT 3/4SM +RA BR SQ FEW012 SCT033 BKN040 22/20 A2993 RMK AO2 PK WND 25058/2004 WSHFT 1955 RAB06 PRESRR P0031
KDPA 232007Z 28029G58KT 1 1/2SM -RA SQ FEW028 BKN036 BKN047 25/21 A2991 RMK AO2 PK WND 25058/2004 RAB06 PRESRR P0013

KMDW 232054Z 31012G19KT 3SM R31C/3500VP6000FT +TSRA BR SCT007 BKN019CB BKN040 OVC150 21/20 A2991 RMK AO2 FRQ LTGICCG OHD ALQDS TS OHD ALQDS MOV E P0003
KMDW 232051Z 30011G19KT 1 3/4SM R31C/3500V4500FT +TSRA BR FEW007 SCT019CB OVC040 21/19 A2990 RMK AO2 PK WND 31048/2036 WSHFT 2025 TSB38RAB37 SLP118 FRQ LTGICCG OHD ALQDS TS OHD ALQDS MOV E P0039 60039 T02110
KMDW 232045Z 27013G48KT 1SM R31C/3500VP6000FT +TSRA BR FEW007 SCT019CB OVC040 22/20 A2992 RMK AO2 PK WND 31048/2036 WSHFT 2025 TSB38RAB37 FRQ LTGICCG OHD ALQDS TS OHD ALQDS MOV E P0023
KMDW 232039Z 29023G48KT 1SM R31C/5500VP6000FT VCTS -RA FEW032CB SCT040 BKN060 27/21 A2993 RMK AO2 PK WND 31048/2036 WSHFT 2025 TSB38RAB37 PRESRR FRQ LTGICCG VC S-N TS VC S-N MOV E P0004

Not as much red in the radar either, tornado warning boxes deleted...



[Edited 2007-08-23 23:04:10]
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 6:04 am

Re: diversions -- We've got UAL106 (a B752) on its way to STL right now. Looks like that's all we've got for right now.
 
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 6:09 am

I'm sitting on NW1413 (DTW to MDW). Of course, they boarded us, and I asked about the warnings, and the gate agent said no delays. Now, pilot has just announced that he has only now been told that MDW has a ground stop.

Why is it, that I could find this out, on a forum on the internet, an HOUR before the NWA pilot and gate agents knew?
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 6:18 am

Very interesting to see the ZAU airspace so empty on FlightAware. Very few blue planes on the ORD map and none on the MDW map.

Those storms were moving rather quickly. There are more forming west and approaching Chicago, but do not look as bad as the previous ones.

[Edited 2007-08-23 23:26:57]
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 6:19 am

Quoting CygnusChicago (Reply 20):
Why is it, that I could find this out, on a forum on the internet, an HOUR before the NWA pilot and gate agents knew?

If we knew the answer to that, we'd be in the wrong business.

Perhaps we should ask another internet forum.  Smile

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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 6:26 am

Well here at MDW we got spared, just alot of rain. The wind was strong but not that bad..Planes are just now taking off...

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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 6:44 am

UA's Ops Center in Elk Grove was evacuated to the basement. RFD got two UA 747 diverts...nice day there eh?
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 6:49 am

Looks like round two is coming now.
 
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 6:52 am

Quoting LHUSA (Reply 25):
Looks like round two is coming now.

Just heard that round 2 will hin the Chicago area about 6:30 and ORD a bit earlyer then that. Right now We here at MDW are getting lite rain and some thunder...
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 6:58 am

Numerous arrivals into MKE, Including several from AA, and UA and the regional carriers from UA too including a flight from Calgary.
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 7:14 am

Quoting Bcoz (Reply 17):
From the reports that I've heard listening to BBM, I'd say no...but it remains unclear. If one did, I'd say it was in the western burbs....Lombard, Glen Ellyn area. There was also some pretty bad reports out of the southwest burbs like Bolingbrook.

Word was going around on the floor here at work that a tornado was spotted in DuPage county. And I talked with our head of security while I was working on his PC and he said something about DuPage county and did not seem too concerned about where we are (Riverwoods / Lake County). But it was nasty here for a while, probably screwed up traffic at nearby Chicago Executive (Palwaukee) as well.
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 7:22 am

This is what I hate about working 1st. shift! Whatever happens in the afternoon and evening rush because of weather I will have to see the next Morning!!

Another rainy day in Chicago. I know last night there were major light shows in the sky. Well I guess now they are trying to get those European heavies out or is ORD still grounded? I miss 2nd shift!

[Edited 2007-08-24 00:30:46]
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 7:26 am

Quoting Csturdiv (Reply 28):
Word was going around on the floor here at work that a tornado was spotted in DuPage county. And I talked with our head of security while I was working on his PC and he said something about DuPage county and did not seem too concerned about where we are (Riverwoods / Lake County).

Both The Weather Channel and WBBM have no mention of tornados, but that whole storm seemed just nasty. Stay dray and stay safe all you folks working at ORD and MDW!

Charles, SJ

Edit: A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Northern Cook County, according to The Weather Channel

[Edited 2007-08-24 00:28:08]
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 7:32 am

Tom Skilling, WGN weather guru, mentioned that the tops to the first round of storms capped off at 55,000 ft. Wow. Here's a glimpse of round two, courtesy of FlightAware. Can't believe a couple of those planes appear to be headed directly toward the squall line.


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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 7:33 am

Nothing so far this year was like that storm we got last year when the doors of T3 were just being blown open and you could not see past the windows.

ORD just has bad luck with weather. Yet MDW doesn't?? Most of the time they are just delayed when ORD gets cancellations.
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 7:37 am

Quoting ABQopsHP (Reply 4):
The ripple effect across the nation will be intresting.

It will be called "ATC delays". (said somewhat humorously)
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 7:38 am

DIVERSIONS:

AAL538
Boeing 757
LAS-ORD (original route)
Diverted to STL

AAL1101
McDonnell Douglas MD-83
SEA-ORD (original route)
Diverted to MSP

UAL1528
Airbus A320
LAS-ORD (original route)
Diverted to OMA

UAL1526
Airbus A320
LAS-ORD (original route)
Diverted to OMA

SKW6700
Canadair CRJ-700
YYC-ORD (original route)
Diverted to MKE

RJA263
Airbus A340-200
OJAI-ORD (original route)
Diverted to MKE

There's a few more diversions.

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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 7:45 am

DTW has seen some heavies from UA (777's) and a flight heading to ORD now from BA and a swiss flight comming to ORD too.
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 7:45 am

Quoting OPNLguy (Reply 10):

YIKES

Not fun there i guess
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 7:48 am

Just as an aside, FlightStats tells you a flight has been diverted, but does not seem to tell you where. Is there someplace else on the website I should be looking?

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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 7:51 am

The TRACON in Elgin was evacuated due to the tornado warning. They were back up in about a half hour.
 
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 7:53 am

Round 2 is about 30-45 minutes away from Chicago right now. A huge line of storms with storm tops of nearly 60,000 feet in some storms are approaching the Western and Northwestern suburbs of Chicago. These storms have rotation in them, but as of right now nothing is tornadic. Severe Thunderstorms are lining up as I speak.
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 7:54 am

Only 2 MSN diverts

EGF144 OMA-ORD E145
TCF7629 MSP-ORD E170
 
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 8:03 am

Grrr it sucks being 15. Atleast next summer I'll be able to drive finally and then hopefully I'll be able to check out any diversions.

Here's a couple more to MKE:
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/U...9/history/20070823/1914Z/KBUF/KMKE
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/U...7/history/20070823/1059Z/EDDM/KMKE
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL325
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/AAL366
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/SKW6700
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/EGF239
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/NWA130

Keep em' comin!

[Edited 2007-08-24 01:08:13]

[Edited 2007-08-24 01:14:20]
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 8:06 am

Here's a recent view from the Sears Tower:





Looks like some nasty stuff, stay safe up there.




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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 8:11 am

Is this part of the system that moved through OKC earlier this week and caused all the flooding? Remnants of the Tropical Storm?

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boeing743
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 8:21 am

Yeah, when I drove on way to home from work. I would drive by IND, there is few airplanes at IND, 2 AA, 2 UA and 4 WN, one of WN is Texan One. I was so  Big grin when I saw it approached to IND
 
ChiGB1973
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 8:30 am

Quoting CygnusChicago (Reply 20):
y is it, that I could find this out, on a forum on the internet, an HOUR before the NWA pilot and gate agents knew?

Could be because there have been a couple of rounds of storms. Just talked to a friend in Lakeview, all the trees are down on my old street, 2800 block of N Cambridge.

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blueflyer
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 8:36 am

Quoting Ctbarnes (Reply 37):

Check the FAA tab under Extended Details. Must log in first though.
 
mycrj17
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 8:42 am

Here we go again at MDW
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AllegiantAir
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 8:47 am

Quoting Ctbarnes (Reply 37):
Just as an aside, FlightStats tells you a flight has been diverted, but does not seem to tell you where. Is there someplace else on the website I should be looking?

I was checking diverted flights on FlightStats then switched over to Flight Aware and typed in the flight number.
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OPNLguy
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RE: Chicago ATC Out - Tornado Warning

Fri Aug 24, 2007 8:53 am

More tornado warning boxes up, by the wind gusts don't look as strong as that earlier batch that went through...





KORD 232340Z 22006KT 3SM -TSRA BR FEW007 BKN020 OVC040CB 22/22 A2987 RMK AO2 PK WND 28033/2310 WSHFT 2242 CONS LTGICCCCG ALQDS TS ALQDS MOV E P0107
KORD 232330Z 20009G21KT 1 1/2SM R14R/3000VP6000FT TSRA BR SCT007 BKN020 OVC040CB 22/22 A2985 RMK AO2 PK WND 28033/2310 WSHFT 2242 CONS LTGICCCCG ALQDS TS ALQDS MOV E P0104
KORD 232312Z 27024G33KT 1/2SM R14R/3000VP6000FT +TSRA FG FEW007 BKN020 OVC040CB 22/21 A2987 RMK AO2 PK WND 28033/2310 WSHFT 2242 FRQ LTGICCCCG ALQDS TS ALQDS MOV E P0037
KORD 232305Z 29015G28KT 1SM R14R/3500VP6000FT +TSRA BR FEW007 SCT020 OVC045CB 22/19 A2986 RMK AO2 PK WND 28028/2300 WSHFT 2242 CONS LTGICCCCG OHD-SW-NE TS OHD-SW-NE MOV E P0013
KORD 232302Z 30020G28KT 3SM R14R/4000VP6000FT +TSRA BR FEW007 SCT020 OVC045CB 22/20 A2986 RMK AO2 PK WND 28028/2300 WSHFT 2242 CONS LTGICCCCG OHD-SW-NE TS OHD-SW-NE MOV E P0005
KORD 232251Z 30014G24KT 10SM -TSRA FEW007 SCT020 OVC040CB 23/19 A2986 RMK AO2 RAE19B44 SLP106 FRQ LTGICCCCG W-NE TS W-NE MOV E P0001 T02280194
KORD 232247Z 32011G24KT 10SM -TSRA FEW007 SCT020 BKN040CB OVC150 23/19 A2987 RMK AO2 RAE19B44 FRQ LTGICCCCG W-NE TS W-NE MOV E P0001
KORD 232151Z 17007KT 10SM -TSRA FEW020 BKN033CB BKN080 OVC150 22/20 A2985 RMK AO2 PRESFR SLP103 OCNL LTGICCCCG OHD-NW-SE TS OHD-NW-SE MOV E P0005 T02170200

KDPA 232344Z 19006G15KT 4SM TSRA BR SCT020 BKN055 OVC070 22/21 A2986 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS TSB30 P0053
KDPA 232337Z 20009KT 2 1/2SM -TSRA BR SCT017 BKN050 OVC065 22/21 A2986 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS TSB30 P0050
KDPA 232335Z 20007KT 1 3/4SM -TSRA BR SCT014 BKN026 OVC075 22/21 A2986 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS TSB30 P0050
KDPA 232327Z 22010KT 1 3/4SM +RA BR BKN014 BKN050 OVC065 22/22 A2987 RMK AO2 P0047
KDPA 232316Z 28006G15KT 3SM RA BR FEW005 BKN016 OVC060 22/21 A2985 RMK AO2 P0033
KDPA 232307Z 17010G15KT 1SM +RA BR BKN005 BKN020 OVC060 22/21 A2986 RMK AO2 P0031
KDPA 232300Z 24008KT 1/2SM +RA FG SCT003 BKN020 OVC040 22/21 A2984 RMK AO2 P0024
KDPA 232252Z 27007KT 3/4SM +RA BR SCT003 SCT020 OVC040 22/21 A2983 RMK AO2 RAE05B44 SLP096 P0040 T02170206
KDPA 232248Z VRB06KT 2 1/2SM +RA BR FEW005 BKN040 OVC050 22/21 A2984 RMK AO2 RAE05B44 P0006
KDPA 232152Z 15007KT 10SM -RA FEW048 SCT060 22/21 A2984 RMK AO2 RAE19B39 SLP101 P0001 T02220206

KMDW 232336Z 36012KT 10SM -TSRA FEW017 BKN048CB OVC070 23/20 A2986 RMK AO2 TSB33RAB35 FRQ LTGICCG SW-NE TS SW-NE MOV E P0000
KMDW 232251Z 05004KT 10SM FEW019 BKN090 BKN110 BKN200 23/21 A2985 RMK AO2 TSE02RAE25 SLP101 FRQ LTGICCG DSNT N-NE TS DSNT N-NE MOV E P0002 T02280206
KMDW 232230Z 10005KT 10SM FEW024 SCT070 BKN150 BKN250 22/20 A2985 RMK AO2 TSE02RAE25 CB DSNT E-SE P0002
KMDW 232202Z 19004KT 7SM -RA BKN029CB OVC070 22/20 A2984 RMK AO2 TSE02 PRESFR OCNL LTGICCG DSNT NE-S TS DSNT NE-S MOV E P0001
KMDW 232151Z 23004KT 10SM -TSRA FEW017CB BKN037 BKN070 OVC150 22/20 A2986 RMK AO2 TSE09B14E33B39 SLP104 OCNL LTGICCG OHD TS OHD MOV E P0008 T02170200
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