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Chicago's Shoreline damaged by severe weather.
Chicago's Shoreline damaged by severe weather. Photo: Chicago Park District

CHICAGO—Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot today issued a local disaster proclamation due to significant flooding and major damage to the City of Chicago’s shoreline, infrastructure and recreational areas as a result of severe weather on January 10-11, 2020.

The proclamation activates the City of Chicago's emergency operations plan and authorizes the furnishing of aid and assistance necessary to carry out the plan.

Read the full proclamation at: