Navy Pier

Hurricane Sandy Bears Down On U.S. Mid-Atlantic Coastline

High Winds, 25-Foot Waves Forecast In Chicago

Office of Emergency Management and Communication Director Gary Schenkel says officials expect winds to reach 50 to 60 mph, with lake waves exceeding 24 feet.



Lights Out: Illinois to Mark Earth Hour

In Chicago, landmarks like the Merchandise Mart, Navy Pier and Wrigley Field will go dark. In Springfield the Governor’s Mansion lights will be dimmed.