Most of our attention has been focused on Hurricane Sandy's effects on the northeastern states. But the superstorm was so enormous, it affected Chicago as well.
|Tight isobars indicate the intensity of the low pressure system.|
|Not our usual marine forecast and flood warning.|
|Waves exploding over the break wall at North Avenue.|
|Gale-force winds blowing the tops off breaking waves near Oak Street Beach.|
|Water streaming back down after flooding the bike path.|
|The path was a dramatic but perilous place.|
|Wave watchers put the plumes in perspective.|