Lollapalooza reopens after severe thunderstorm warning prompts evacuation

August 2, 2015 8:23 PM

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Lollapalooza will reopen after festival-goers were ushered out Sunday afternoon for a severe thunderstorm warning for the Chicago area.

Officials began evacuating the Grant Park music festival at 2:40 p.m. because of the NWS warning warning of golf-sized hail and 60 mph winds. That warning expired by 3:15 p.m.

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