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Hundreds of flights cancelled in Chicago: No improvement in sight

Hundreds of flights cancelled in Chicago: No improvement in sight

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The weather in Chicago is bad. Hundreds of flights were canceled yesterday in Chicago and it may not be much better on Wednesday. Passengers should contact airlines before leaving for ORD or Midway airport. United Airlines eliminated cancellation and change fees until June 25.

Flash Flood Watch for portions of north central Illinois and northeast Illinois, including the following areas, in north-central Illinois, Boone, DeKalb, La Salle, Lee, Ogle, and
Winnebago. In northeast Illinois, Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake IL, McHenry, and Will are in effect until Friday mid morning

Several rounds of heavy rain producing showers and thunderstorms will move into the area both this morning into the mid afternoon, then again overnight. These storms have the potential to produce localized flash flooding as many locations across these areas have received significant rainfall in the past week.
Rainfall amounts of 1 and a half inches up to 3 inches are expected, with localized areas up to 4 inches.





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Juergen Thomas Steinmetz has continuously worked in the travel and tourism industry since he was a teenager in Germany (1979), beginning as a travel agent up through today as a publisher of eTurboNews (eTN), one of the world’s most influential and most-read travel and tourism publications. He is also Chairman of ICTP. His experiences include working and collaborating with various national tourism offices and non-governmental organizations, as well as private and non-profit organizations, and in planning, implementing, and quality control of a range of travel and tourism-related activities and programs, including tourism policies and legislation. His major strengths include a vast knowledge of travel and tourism from the point of view of a successful private enterprise owner, superb networking skills, strong leadership, excellent communication skills, strong team player, attention to detail, dutiful respect for compliance in all regulated environments, and advisory skills in both political and non-political arenas with respect to tourism programs, policies, and legislation. He has a thorough knowledge of current industry practices and trends and is a computer and Internet junkie.