Recent weather has many Chicagoans asking: "What is up with the weather?" Last winter served the city one of the worst snow storms on record. And though summer is mere weeks old Chicago's already experienced heat advisories, golf-ball-sized hail and Monday’s tornado-like winds.
There is a new focus on the safety of Lake Shore Drive and how Lake Michigan affects it after last week's blizzard. Hundreds of drivers got stuck in the snow there and eventually had to abandon their vehicles.Illinois U.S.
The Chicago region remains under a high wind warning until 7:00 Wednesday. Three tornadoes touched down around Chicago Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.Gilbert Sebenste is a meteorologist at Northern Illinois University.