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Saturday's Forecast: Partly Sunny

Saturday's Forecast: Partly Sunny

Check out the detailed NBC 5 weather forecast. Read »

May 29, 2015
Showers, Storms Move Across Chicago Area

Showers, Storms Move Across Chicago Area

Showers and thunderstorms could bring heavy rain, hail and high winds to the Chicago area ahead of a big cool down... Watch »

May 29, 2015
Record Rain Floods North Texas, Prompts Rescues

Record Rain Floods North Texas, Prompts Rescues

Parts of North Texas are under a Flash Flood Emergency and authorities have performed dozens of high-water rescues... Watch »

May 30, 2015
Drone Surveys Chicago's Frozen Beaches

Drone Surveys Chicago's Frozen Beaches

Another drone video showing off the beauty of Chicago is collecting comments and traction on the Internet. Read »

May 28, 2015
Obama Talks Climate Change in Twitter Q&A

Obama Talks Climate Change in Twitter Q&A

President Barack Obama took to Twitter for a climate change Q&A following his earlier briefing on the hurricane... Watch »

May 29, 2015
Share Your Weather Photos

Share Your Weather Photos

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

Jan 31, 2015
More Rain, Flooding Could Hamper Texas Search Effort

More Rain, Flooding Could Hamper Texas Search Effort

A crop of thunderstorms has developed over the Plains states, including Texas, threatening to bring torrential... Read »

May 29, 2015
Swollen Rivers Cause Texas Cities to Worry About Flooding

Swollen Rivers Cause Texas Cities to Worry About Flooding

While the barrage of deadly thunderstorms that hit Texas has tapered, many cities remain in danger, and officials... Watch »

May 28, 2015

Viewer Photos: May 27 Rainbows

NBC Chicago viewers shared images of rainbows -- some photos showing double rainbows -- captured Wednesday, May 27... View »

May 27, 2015
Lightning Strike Leaves Scar Down Man's Chest

Lightning Strike Leaves Scar Down Man's Chest

An Idaho man escaped a brush with death this weekend when a lightning bolt arced through a stormy sky and struck him... Watch »

May 27, 2015
NWS: EF-0 Tornado Hit Summit Tuesday

NWS: EF-0 Tornado Hit Summit Tuesday

An EF-0 tornado hit Summit, Illinois during storms Tuesday afternoon, officials said. Watch »

May 27, 2015
Death Toll Rises as More Bodies ID'd, Flood Threats Remain

Death Toll Rises as More Bodies ID'd, Flood Threats Remain

While the barrage of deadly thunderstorms that hit Texas has tapered off, several cities aren't out of danger, as... Watch »

May 28, 2015
Possible Microburst Creates Damage in Summit

Possible Microburst Creates Damage in Summit

The line of storms was brief but powerful enough to cause damage to roofs, bring down tree branches and cause a... Watch »

May 26, 2015
Texas, Okla. Flooding Kills 19, More Rain Expected

Texas, Okla. Flooding Kills 19, More Rain Expected

Floodwaters kept rising Tuesday across much of Texas as storms dumped almost another foot of rain on the Houston... Watch »

May 27, 2015
Storms Coming

Storms Coming

NBC Chicago's Byron Miranda gives us a look at the weather forecast. Watch »

May 25, 2015
Tornado Watch Issued for Counties West of Chicago Area

Tornado Watch Issued for Counties West of Chicago Area

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for several counties west of the Chicago area. Watch »

May 24, 2015
Strong Winds Expected for Memorial Day

Strong Winds Expected for Memorial Day

The National Weather Service warns of strong winds gusts between 40 and 45 miles per hour, with some possibly... Watch »

May 25, 2015
Chicago Beaches Open for Summer

Chicago Beaches Open for Summer

The Memorial Day holiday kicks off the first weekend when beach lovers can swim in the cool waters of Lake Michigan Watch »

May 22, 2015
4.8 Nevada Quake Shuts Vegas Freeway Ramps

4.8 Nevada Quake Shuts Vegas Freeway Ramps

A magnitude-4.8 earthquake struck Nevada Friday afternoon, damaging part of a Las Vegas freeway, officials said. Read »

May 22, 2015
Calif. Farmers Strike Deal to Cut Water Use Amid Drought

Calif. Farmers Strike Deal to Cut Water Use Amid Drought

California regulators Friday accepted a historic offer from a group of farmers holding some of the state's strongest... Read »

May 22, 2015
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