TwitterACicon86x90vert facebookACicon86x90vert
TV/Radio XFINITY | WOW! | WBBM | WXRT | B96 + Dance | US99 | K-HITS CHICAGO

   *** SCORES: BEARS | BLACKHAWKS | BULLS | CUBS | FIRE | WHITE SOX ***
YoutubeTwitterFacebookArlingtoncardinalYahoo! Google Bing Aol.ArlingtoncardinalTMZ Rotten Tomatoes ET Online Box Office MojoArlingtoncardinal Channel 9 WGN Channel 7 Chicago ABC Channel 5 Chicago NBC Channel 2 Chicago CBS Daily HeraldChicago Tribune Breaking NewsArlingtoncardinal Chicago Gas PricesFloridaCardinal.comGLOBALCONFLICTMAPS.COM Arlingtoncards.com THE GUIDE

Tornado Damage Images for Sublette, Sterling and Mendota Area in Illinois

Tue June 23 2015 9:42 am  http://www.arlingtoncardinal.com/?p=74404
 Share The Cardinal -- Arlingtoncardinal.com Articles (E-Mail, Facebook, Twitter & More) 

CHICAGO BEARS RADIO -- WBBM Newsradio 780 "Traffic on the 8's"

As search and rescue teams continue their work Tuesday morning from last night’s storms, the National Weather is planning to conduct damage surveys on Tuesday, June 23rd to assess the number, tracks, and intensity of tornadoes and straight line wind damage in Illinois.




Initially, forecasters expected an afternoon full of severe storms in Chicagoland on Monday. A line of very intense thunderstorms developed across Iowa early Monday morning and moved into northwest Illinois around 9 AM CDT. The line of storms initially produced wind gusts in excess of 70 mph across portions of eastern Iowa near Davenport, but quickly weakened as it moved eastward across northern Illinois.

By about 1:00 p.m. Monday conditions led to an early expiration of a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for northern Illinois, and the activation of Tornado Warning for north central Illinois and western Illinois.

Morning convection produced considerable cloud cover which lingered most of the afternoon for all of northern Illinois and northwest Indiana. The forecasted high temperatures were not reached.

Toward evening, tornadoes were spawned by a one long tracked, cyclic supercell thunderstorm (a supercell thunderstorm which produces a series of tornadoes over a period of time). The cyclic supercell thunderstorm was observed to have multiple inflow notches on the east side of the storm, which indicates possible multiple tornadoes.

The atmosphere was primed for severe weather, with very warm, humid conditions, low pressure moving north of the region, and a strong jet stream aloft. Upper winds pushed storms from northwest to southeast, compared to the more common southwest to northeast flow of tornadoes. The NWS Storm Prediction Center indicated a 10 percent likelihood of a tornado in a 50-mile range across northern Illinois and north central Illinois.

Tornado warnings were activated the entire path of the cyclic supercell thunderstorm path with the first of several evening Tornado Warnings in Illinois started at 6:52 p.m. — a warning for Sterling, Rock Falls and Morrison. In Illinois, the first tornado significant damage reports came out of Amboy, Mendota and Sublette at about 8:00 p.m. Later significant damage was reported in the Coal City and Braidwood area, including the downing of high-tension lines across Interstate 55. The lines were downed when high-tension towers collapsed near the Braidwood nuclear power plant south of Reed Rd/Kennedy Road.

In addition to tornado and wind damage, slow moving storms brought torrential rainfall of locally up to 3 to 5 inches to portions of Lee, Grundy, Will, and Kankakee counties, resulting in widespread flash flooding. The rain fell on top of soil already saturated from repeated heavy rains over the past few weeks.





Stay informed with news from The Cardinal’s Emergencies Behind the Scenes Facebook page — Facebook.com/CardinalEmergencies. Includes links to favorite public safety and emergency rescuers and product manufacturers and safety companies that have facebook pages. Submit your pictures or just stay up-to-date on with fire, rescue, EMS and police photo galleries. Please add your public safety photo to the wall album — go direct to the Arlington Cardinal Emergencies Behind the Scenes photos. For a list of all of The Cardinal Facebook fan pages, go to Arlingtoncardinal.com/about/facebook …

CLEAR SKIES?  Weather Data for Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Tags: , , ,    

IMPORTANT NOTE: All persons referred to as subjects, defendants, offenders or suspects, etc. are presumed to be innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.


Try a more powerful search in the box below ... SEARCH BOX PRODUCES RESULTS FOR The Cardinal -- Arlingtoncardinal.com ...
(POWERFUL SEARCH for The Cardinal, which can be expanded on the results page.)

Where background Wikipedia info/photos are used, original work is modified and released under CC-BY-SA.

! MORE NEWS FAST!!! MOST RECENT: CRIMEBLOG | MOST RECENT: FIREBLOG | SUBMIT NEWS TIPS
::: Health, wellness and fitness gifts! CoolFitnessGifts.com ::: Cubs, Sox caps at ChicagoFanfare.com :::

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS BREAKING NEWS --The Cardinal -- Arlingtoncardinal.com is a breaking news blog with Arlington Heights & Chicagoland emphasis. Early breaking reports may prove to be inaccurate after follow-up investigation, which may or may not be updated in The Cardinal -- Arlingtoncardinal.com. For in-depth coverage, please also check the following links for network television, cable news networks and Chicago local media coverage ...

Daily Herald | Daily Herald -- Arlington Heights | YouTube.com/DailyHeraldClips
Today's headline videos: FOXNews Video | YouTube.com/FoxNews | Associated Press | The Cardinal
Chicago Area Newspapers
CNN Arlington Heights  FOXNEWS  BREITBART.COM  cbs2chicago  NBC 5 Chicago  abc7chicago   WGNTV      WGNRADIO720  NEWSRADIO 78  CHICAGO BREAKING NEW  Daily Herald Arlington Heights  Chicago Tribune   Seed Newsvine
 
Video LOGO youtube Twitter Arlingtoncards facebook battery status Cardinal Calendar Search Batteries Plus RSS Help ...
All Headlines
crimeblog | fireblog
« EARLIER | SEARCH ARTICLES BY DATE -- Arlingtoncardinal.com/searchdate | LATER »

Comments for Arlingtoncardinal.com
COMMENTS are now available via one or more of our official Facebook pages. Comments no longer appear on the Arlingtoncardinal.com article per se. Please comment on Facebook.com/ArlingtonCardinal or check the other popular Arlington Cardinal Facebook pages at Arlingtoncardinal.com/about/facebook ...

SUBMIT CRIME TIPS ...
Anyone having information about serious crime in Arlington Heights should register on CitizenObserver.com and look for the anonymous TIP411 feature, or call Arlington Heights Crime Stoppers at 847-590-STOP (847-590-7867). Callers are guaranteed anonymity and may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000. Not a resident of Arlington Heights? Check CitizenObserver.com for availability for your community.

   Arlingtoncardinal.com/traffic | Traffic on Twitter

CHICAGOLAND RADAR


Weather radar map is provided by DarkSky.net
Arl Hts Weather | NEXRAD | FULL SCREEN RADAR

RSS Cardinal Weather Center

US & WORLD NEWS

Top News Video …

CHICAGOFIREMAP.NET TWITTER

digital-lifestyle.com

TMZ Plus …

RSS OBITUARIES