April 2, 2006 – One Indiana Square in Downtown Indianapolis sustained damage from a severe thunderstorm. I remember it well. I had to interrupt “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Desperate Housewives” for updates on Channel 6, which generated more hate e-mail into the following day that anything else I ever did in almost 15 years on the station:)
Sunday night may have been bad timing for TV but obviously it was a good scenario for a normally busy office building. The story was one of damage, not injuries. BTW: The building was Indiana’s tallest from 1970-1990. Since the storm of 2006 the building has a new facade:
April 2, 1975 – The biggest snowstorm of record for so late in the season paralyzed Chicago, IL. Up to 20 inches of snow fell in extreme northeastern Illinois, and 10.9 inches of snow closed Chicago’s O’Hare Airport.
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