Storms, Tornadoes and Floods: What The Soggy Spring Means For Chicago's Summer

Tornadoes, Floods And Hail, Oh My
Pedestrians are caught in a heavy downpour and thunderstorm in downtown Chicago in this May 14, 2018, file photo. Experts say the unusual spring weather in Illinois and the region in 2019 is the wettest spring ever recorded since the late 1800s. Charles Edward Miller / Flickr
Tornadoes, Floods And Hail, Oh My
Pedestrians are caught in a heavy downpour and thunderstorm in downtown Chicago in this May 14, 2018, file photo. Experts say the unusual spring weather in Illinois and the region in 2019 is the wettest spring ever recorded since the late 1800s. Charles Edward Miller / Flickr

Storms, Tornadoes and Floods: What The Soggy Spring Means For Chicago's Summer

From temperature swings and freak hail storms to a city under tornado watch, it’s been an unusual spring so far in Chicago. It was cold and rainy in April, and so was the first half of May. So what’s behind this slow start to spring? And how does this bode for the upcoming summer?

Morning Shift talks to Jon Davis, chief meteorologist at Riskpulse, where he advises companies on best practices for dealing with the weather.

GUEST: Jon Davis, Chief Meteorologist at Riskpulse

LEARN MORE: This month expected to be wettest May since start of Chicago records in 1870 (Chicago Tribune 5/29/19)