Monday, July 31, 2006

The REALLY Windy City

The "Windy City" just earned its nickname again. Over the weekend on Lake Michigan, the wind was so strong it blew over seven sailboats!

Joanie Lum of CBS 2 in Chicago reported that fourteen people ended up in Lake Michigan when seven sailboats flipped over due to strong winds. No one was hurt, and the boats were all towed to Belmont Harbor.

So, if you're planning on sailing Lake Michigan out of Chicago, keep in mind that it's not just called the Windy City for it's political history.

Full story from the Sun-Times