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TODAY'S FORECAST: Cool Start

TODAY'S FORECAST: Cool Start

Check out the NBC 5 weather forecast. Read »

4 hours ago
Scattered Showers, Storms Expected Sunday

Scattered Showers, Storms Expected Sunday

Scattered showers and storms possible in the NBC 5 viewing area starting at about noon. Watch »

Jul 27, 2014
Lightning, Heavy Rain Likely in Latest Round of Storms

Lightning, Heavy Rain Likely in Latest Round of Storms

Below-average temperatures give way to a weekend of on-and-off thunderstorms, beginning Friday evening. Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
High Waves Prompt Beach Warning in Chicago

High Waves Prompt Beach Warning in Chicago

With cooler temps and windy conditions Wednesday comes dangerous swimming conditions on Chicago shores. Watch »

Jul 23, 2014
Severe Weather Preparedness

Severe Weather Preparedness

Severe weather events are becoming more common and more devastating. The difference between safety and calamity can... Read »

Jun 19, 2014
Share Your Weather Photos

Share Your Weather Photos

Did you snap a great weather photo? Share it with us here! Read »

Apr 9, 2014
Storms Expected After Hot, Humid Day

Storms Expected After Hot, Humid Day

With temps forecast to rise near 91 degrees Tuesday, and humidity levels making the air feel close to 100... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
Monday Is an

Monday Is an "Air Pollution Action Day"

Officials from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency put Monday in the "Code Orange" category. Watch »

Jul 21, 2014
Illinois Among States With Highest Risk for Earthquakes

Illinois Among States With Highest Risk for Earthquakes

A new federal earthquake map dials up the shaking hazard just a bit for about one-third of the United... Read »

Jul 18, 2014

Extreme Weather: Typhoon Rammasun

Take a look at some of the most extreme weather systems throughout the world. View »

Jul 16, 2014
Waterspouts Reported on Lake Michigan

Waterspouts Reported on Lake Michigan

Waterspouts have been reported along with showers and thunderstorms over the southern portions of Lake... Watch »

Jul 15, 2014
Unseasonably Cold Temps Fall on Chicago Area

Unseasonably Cold Temps Fall on Chicago Area

It might be summer but it will feel like fall Tuesday. Watch »

Jul 15, 2014
Temperature Drop Kicks in Tuesday

Temperature Drop Kicks in Tuesday

The calendar may read July 15 but that's not what it's going to feel like on Tuesday. Watch »

Jul 15, 2014
Chicago Area Drenched by Storms, Cleanup Underway

Chicago Area Drenched by Storms, Cleanup Underway

Several Chicago-area suburbs were left cleaning up after strong storms passed through the area. Watch »

Jul 14, 2014
Taste of Chicago Closed Saturday Due to Weather

Taste of Chicago Closed Saturday Due to Weather

The opening of the Taste of Chicago Saturday has been delayed due to "extreme weather,"... Watch »

Jul 13, 2014
Severe Weather Targets Chicago Area

Severe Weather Targets Chicago Area

Saturday started out soggy and is expected to end soggy, with the possibility of severe storms on the way. Watch »

Jul 13, 2014
Stormy Saturday in Store

Stormy Saturday in Store

If you're planning outdoor activities this weekend, Sunday is probably your best bet. Watch »

Jul 12, 2014

Dramatic Photos: Hurricane Arthur Hits East Coast

Hurricane Arthur is expected to put a severe damper on the much anticipated July 4th weekend celebrations up... View »

Jul 5, 2014
911 Calls Released From Sinkhole Accident

911 Calls Released From Sinkhole Accident

911 emergency calls are providing a look inside the frantic scene after a giant sinkhole swallowed a car in... Watch »

Jul 3, 2014
NWS: Eight Tornadoes Touched Down Monday

NWS: Eight Tornadoes Touched Down Monday

National Weather Service officials on Wednesday confirmed three additional tornadoes struck Illinois and... Watch »

Jul 3, 2014
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