Melissa Stratton 312-771-5592
Due to current weather conditions, the City of Chicago Office of Emergency Management, in conjunction with the Chicago Police Department, Chicago Fire Department and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, announced that the Taste of Chicago will be closed for the day today due to excessive rainfall and flooding on the festival grounds.
According to the National Weather Service, two to three inches of rain have already fallen in the city, with one to three more inches expected throughout the day.
The City will continue to assess conditions throughout the day today and update the public if the conditions will affect tomorrow's scheduled opening at 10 a.m.
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