Rain Rain - Kind of a Picture Story

KevRev123

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The weather has been hot and humid all week but for about 20 minutes each day for the past few days we get a nice dumping of heavy cooling rains.

I had work to do in downtown Chicago on Monday so I figured I'd try and enjoy the warm weather in Millennium Park...

I knew a heavy storm was coming once it started getting darker:


Looking down the street confirmed it:


A lot of tourist unaware of the impending storm:


Street lamps turning on due to the fading light:


People walking towards Millennium Park as though it will save them:


Rain begins and some people begin to run for cover:


Too late:





Tried to get a picture of lightning striking the Trump Tower:


Someone Dropped Their Pizza:


Flash forward to yesterday, Thursday...

The tell-tale signs of impeding storm:


Walked to an elevated train platform to hopefully catch the edge of the storm:



Went to street level to catch the first bits of rain falling:



The edge of heavy rains:


Rain:


Wind:


The winds destroyed this poor lady's umbrella:


Some flooding:


Sun came back out:
 

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We have been having similar weather here, never thought to go outside and document it lol. I really enjoyed looking through these pictures.

Thank you!
 

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