Naperville tornado warning did not trigger sirens; officials investigating with ‘extreme urgency’

Naperville tornado warning did not trigger sirens; officials investigating with ‘extreme urgency’

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Workforce through

Tuesday, July 26, 2022 4:28AM

NAPERVILLE, Ailing. (TOC) — Naperville officers are investigating after twister sirens didn’t sound early Saturday morning throughout extreme climate.

The Nationwide Climate Service had not issued a twister warning but when the EF-0 storm hit round 5:41 a.m. close to ninety fifth Road and Route 59 Saturday morning.

However a twister warning was issued shortly afterward, which ought to have triggered the sirens. It didn’t.

The town mentioned it is wanting into this case with “excessive urgency.”

Nearly all of the harm reported was alongside the Route 59 hall from roughly White Eagle Drive south previous Hassert Boulevard, NWS mentioned.

Remoted studies of storm harm, primarily broken bushes, had been made all through south Naperville. Roof harm and a number of fuel leaks in a business constructing had been additionally reported, authorities mentioned. Further harm included a dozen roads blocked by fallen bushes or limbs, minor flooding points and an influence outage within the space of Washington Road and Gartner Street brought on by fallen tree branches.

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