4:38pm CDT Derecho Update

Here is the position of the derecho as of 4:33pm. Wind gusts to 70-85 mph are occurring in places along the line.

There are severe thunderstorm watches (not shown) in effect all the way from NW Michigan to much of Missouri.
Yellow polygons are severe thunderstorm warnings. In Indiana and SW Michigan, the warnings are for winds up to 80 mph.

There is a vast area of the Midwest without power. Some areas will be without electricity for days.
The Chicago results have not yet been included on the Midwest map. The Illinois outage map, as of 4:33pm, is below.
Many roads are impassible.

This will be the last update on this storm.


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