Severe US weather: Southwest endures triple-digit temperatures as Chicago deals with tornado aftermath – Live | Extreme Weather

Montpelierthe capital of Vermont, began to clean up after the flood.Here is an update from my colleague Edward Helmore On the ground:

As wet furniture piles up on sidewalks and the hum of post-disaster pumps and generators fills the air, we begin to think about the unforgiving nature of extreme weather that climate change has made more frequent, more intense and unpredictable. There were people too.

The town is a liberal enclave of Vermont, dotted with health food stores, book and clothing stores, Subarus, and bicycles, and mostly residents of what some parts of America call an alternative, climate-conscious city. It has the characteristics of a quiet life.

“This is very typical,” says regenerative farmer Yay Margison. “The smoke here is not from the fires, and the strange weather is not from here, nor is it from here. Ironically, that is the reality.”

If Montpelier has a message for the world, it’s what your toxic lifestyle is doing to others. It’s the effect of making money.This is capitalism.”

There were no direct reports of injuries, but the storm forced authorities to cancel all flights arriving at O’Hare and Midway airports, the FAA reported.

More than 300 flights to and from O’Hare and more than 32 flights to and from Midway have been canceled and hundreds have fled to O’Hare, according to FlightAware.

Lynn Becker, a longtime Chicago resident, posted: video He posted it on Twitter with sirens blaring across the city skyline.

“I live in a 60-story apartment complex, so my options are somewhat limited,” he said. “I think we have to go into the center of the building.

“When you’re looking at a TV screen and it’s all red, there’s a kind of panic … but I hope the damage is minimal,” he said.

You can read the full report here:

The National Weather Service tweeted a map this morning showing where experts suspected the tornado may have made landfall Wednesday night.

The map shows multiple tornadoes being tracked in parts of northeastern Illinois between 5pm and 7pm local time, some forming close to each other.

“Our team will be investigating the damage today to determine exactly where the tornado traced,” the NWS tweeted.

Below is a map highlighting the areas the tornado appears to have reached last night. Our team will be investigating the damage today to determine exactly where these tornadoes tracked. Stay tuned for updates over the next few days. #ILwx pic.twitter.com/SafDnyI3uF

— NWS Chicago (@NWSChicago) July 13, 2023

After several days of record heat and dryness, the southwestern United States is gearing up for another day of high-risk wildfires as temperatures hit triple digits on Thursday.

Across the United States, more than 111 million people have received extreme heat advisories, warnings, or alerts, primarily in the Southwest.

Severe conditions will continue in the central and southern parts of the country from Friday through the weekend. CaliforniaThe National Weather Service warned that many residents should prepare for the hottest weather of the year.

Forecasters say daytime highs are likely to exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37.7 degrees Celsius), with desert areas likely to reach 120 degrees Fahrenheit (48.8 degrees Celsius). At night, the temperature is in the 80s (26.6°C or higher), so it’s hardly sunny.

Excessive heat monitoring was in place indoors until Sunday Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo county.

“This is not the time to hike or be outdoors for long periods of time, so please plan accordingly,” the Bureau of Meteorology’s Los Angeles office said on Twitter. “If you have to work outside, change your hours to early morning, take frequent breaks, and stay hydrated.”

Meanwhile, tornadoes and thunderstorms hit the area. Chicago The airport was forced to suspend air traffic on Wednesday as tornado sirens blared through the area, prompting authorities to advise residents to evacuate.

The National Weather Service reported that a tornado made landfall near Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport on Wednesday night. This is one of at least eight tornadoes to hit the Northeast. Illinoisfour of which are in Cook County.

“This tornado has touched the ground intermittently so far and is moving east. and reported no tornadoes in the area in less than an hour.

Welcome to live coverage of extreme weather events hitting the United States. We will keep you updated with the latest information and images as they become available. If you would like to let us know how you are dealing with the situation you are in, please contact us through the callout below.

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