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updated: 6/25/2014 5:33 AM

Funnel clouds spotted over DuPage County not tornadoes

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  • A funnel cloud was spotted in the skies Tuesday evening over the Oak Brook area, but it did not touch down and there were no reports or even warnings of tornadoes in DuPage County.

      A funnel cloud was spotted in the skies Tuesday evening over the Oak Brook area, but it did not touch down and there were no reports or even warnings of tornadoes in DuPage County.
    Courtesy of Lindsey Raimondi

  • A funnel cloud was spotted in the skies Tuesday evening over the Oak Brook area, but it did not touch down and there were no reports or even warnings of tornadoes in DuPage County.

      A funnel cloud was spotted in the skies Tuesday evening over the Oak Brook area, but it did not touch down and there were no reports or even warnings of tornadoes in DuPage County.
    Courtesy of Lindsey Raimondi

 
By Safiya Merchant
smerchant@dailyherald.com

The National Weather Service said it received reports of funnel clouds from places in DuPage and Cook County.

The agency got reports, photos and videos of funnel clouds near Oak Brook, Western Springs, Hinsdale and other locations Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. Pictures of the clouds were posted in social media.

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These types of funnel clouds usually do not touch the ground or pose a threat, the weather service said. Even in the rare moment one of them does touch the ground, damage would be very minimal at most, according to the National Weather Service.

The weather service issued no tornado or storm warnings or even watches Tuesday night, though heavy rain was reported in isolated locations.

Meanwhile, ABC 7 Chicago reported that rain from the same system flooded the Eisenhower Expressway, closing it at 25th Street near Broadview.

Lanes in both directions were closed at 25th Avenue about 7:15 p.m.

All lanes have been reopened for the morning commute.

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