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Thursday, September 04, 2008

Skywatch Friday - Tropical Depression Gustav



Chicago, Illinois
4 September 2008
6:07 PM

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16 Comments:

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At 22:20, Anonymous Tommy V said...

nice skywatch Friday photo love the story look. that first comment... give me a break

 
At 22:29, Blogger Ur-spo said...

Gustav was quite a disappointment in my perverse need to see massive hurrican drama.
boo hoo

 
At 03:24, Anonymous Bobbie in Hawaii said...

Gustav made it all the way to Chicago as a tropical depression? My goodness -- I had no idea!

Good choice for SkyWatch Friday.

 
At 04:39, Blogger imac said...

I love to capture rough seas, yours is an action shot screaming Beautiful

 
At 11:56, Blogger Floridacracker said...

Hey, I know that storm!

 
At 13:46, Blogger cedrorum said...

I heard ol Gustav headed your way. Great shot of the lake. That makes me feel like paying Chicago a visit. They just renovated one of the old hotels we like there.

 
At 14:21, Blogger Roy said...

Hi Doug,
Windy City and some!

 
At 19:43, Blogger Louise said...

I can't believe Gustav made it to Chicago. That was one determined storm! Love the color of the water in your stormy picture.

 
At 20:03, Blogger Celeste said...

This shot makes me see why they always use Chicago to depict Gotham City! FIERCE!!

 
At 20:32, Blogger Doug Taron said...

Tommy - Thanks. It was a very dramatic view.

UrSpo- I know a number of folks who wil disagree with you on that one.

Bobbie and Louise - Yesterday evening, the report on the National Hurricaneima Center web site still listed Gustav as a tropical depression and said it was "beginning to lose tropical characteristics." I used that as a basis for referring to the storm as TD Gustav.

imac - Thanks. Unfortunately, I don't feel that the photo really captures the choppiness of Lake Michigan yesterday.

FC - Yeah. I hope that you don't get to know Ike.

cedrorum- If you get out this way, you need to let me know. There's a musueum you have to visit.

Roy- Actually, the remains of Gustav were much more of a rain event than a wind event for us.

Celeste - Thanks. Of course this view was particularly dramatic yesterday, but I'm sure you noticed that. Probably from a much higher vantage point.

 
At 20:57, Blogger Lemuel said...

We are to get torential rains tomorrow (Saturday). I suspect it is what is left of Gustav.

 
At 11:06, Blogger Dave Coulter said...

That was some rain. Glad we got it minus the wind!

 
At 15:27, Anonymous Moe said...

We've had it here, too. Cold, rainy, not very nice - but good for the garden!

 
At 10:49, Blogger auringonkukka =) said...

BEAUTIFUL!!
have a nice week!!

 
At 12:04, Blogger Kathiesbirds said...

So, Gustav made it as far as Chicago? Looks like a day to stay inside and read a good book! Nice Skywatch. I like the wave crashing on the shore.

 

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