Monthly Archives: April 2010

>Excerpt from tonight’s Chicago forecast

>Strong thunderstorms likely. Storms may produce large hail and strong winds. Low 61F. Winds SSW at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 80%.

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>UPDATE ON PDS

>A squall line currently entering illinois is producing hail, mesocyclones, and winds. You are urged to secure your outdoors belongings by about 6pm

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>Tornado watch until 8pm CDT

> A tornado watch means conditions are favorable for tornadoes

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>Article from WGN Weather blog

>With strong winds surface and aloft, increasing moisture and an approaching cold front all systems are go for severe thunderstorms and possible tornadoes in the Chicago area and the Midwest. Currently a line of severe thunderstorms is racing northeast from … Continue reading

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>Wind gusts from yesterday

> This means high wind shear, which is favorable for tornadoes.This is probable tonight

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>Map for midnight tonight

> Outlined green area is thunderstorm activity

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>Current weather maps watches and warnings

> The yellow is tornado watch

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