My friend works in downtown Chicago and her building just issued this warning:
Apparently it’ll be a “No skirt Tuesday” and maybe Wednesday.
|123 NORTH WACKER DRIVE||Weather Advisory
October 25, 2010 – UPDATE 3:24PM
|HIGH WIND WARNING – SEVERE DAMAGING WIND
Tuesday & Wednesday,October 26th & 27th
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a rather unusual “High Wind Warning” for the Chicago area, beginning tomorrow morning. The high-wind warning will go into effect at 7:00 AM Tuesday and will extend through 7:00 PM Wednesday evening.
Due to a strong low-pressure area, sustained winds of up to 40 miles-per-hour, and gusts of up to 60 miles-per-hour are expected.
These conditions are currently forecast to exist from Tuesday morning through Wednesday evening.
Briefings on this weather system are available from the National Weather Service at: http://www.crh.noaa.gov/lot/?n=webbriefing
To view live weather radar, follow this link to: National Weather Service Radar
(the above information was provided by the National Weather Service)