Pop-Up Storm Soaks Throwback Music Festival Northwest Side – CBS Chicago


CHICAGO (CBS) – While many places in the Chicago area had no rain on Saturday, others saw storms pouring in quickly – one of which put a damper on summer fun on the northwest side of the city.

The Throwback Music Festival was taking place on Saturday afternoon near Milwaukee and Peterson Avenues Gladstone Park, when a storm seemed to come out of nowhere.

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Heavy rains and high winds forced people to run for shelter.

The vendors had to cover their tables with tarpaulins and mop up a lot of water.

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“Random microburst, storm – I don’t know. He just came out of nowhere. I’m sitting here selling my flags for a side gig, and the next thing you know, we’re putting up tarps and trying to make sure the plastic stays where it’s supposed to, and that thing gave us away, ” said seller Dennis McAleer.

The storm also broke tree branches in Skokie a short distance to the north and east. The cleaning crews brought saws to cut the huge branches and transport them.

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The rain brought some relief from the intense heat and humidity.

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