If you're seeing this article, it means you still have an old, unsupported version our Android app. To continue to receive the latest breaking news, live video and severe weather coverage, please upgrade to the latest version of the app (requires Android 4.0 or higher).
To upgrade, simply click here on your Android device to open the app in the Google Play Store, then tap upgrade. Or, go to the Play Store and search for "NBC Chicago."
After upgrading, you'll be able to take advantage of the exciting new features of the app:
- A sleek new design to make it easier to find the breaking local news and weather coverage you care about.
- Want more breaking news? Now multiple articles and videos can appear in the expandable alert bar. Look for the red arrow when breaking news happens.
- Are you a serious weather watcher? You can now customize your app start screen to load our new weather section first.
- The beautiful new weather section is interactive and informative, providing both a quick glance at your day ahead and more in-depth data to help you plan your weekend and beyond.
- An improved interactive radar gives you more control when tracking storms in your area. Add additional layers for an enhanced experience.
- Our new severe weather notification system allows you to receive timely push alerts for multiple locations, whether it be your home, workplace or even your children's school.
- A new way to watch video. Play video and scroll through an article at the same time, or rotate the phone to watch the full-screen video.