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Today's Forecast: A Hazy & Humid Start

Today's Forecast: A Hazy & Humid Start

Check out the detailed NBC 5 weather forecast. Read »

44 minutes ago
Tornado Warning Expires for Lee, LaSalle Counties

Tornado Warning Expires for Lee, LaSalle Counties

The National Weather Service issued a Tornado Warning for Lee and LaSalle Counties in central Illinois. Read »

Jun 29, 2015
Month of June Declared Wettest in Illinois History

Month of June Declared Wettest in Illinois History

The statewide average rainfall total for the month was 8.91 inches, which tops the previous record in 1902 when 8.27... Read »

Jun 28, 2015
Mostly Sunny Saturday

Mostly Sunny Saturday

NBC Chicago's Alicia Roman gives us a look at the weekend weather forecast. Watch »

Jun 28, 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
Volunteers Compelled to Help With Tornado Cleanup

Volunteers Compelled to Help With Tornado Cleanup

The work isn't easy but for so many, it's rewarding. NBC Chicago's LeeAnn Trotter talked to volunteers who explained... Watch »

Jun 26, 2015
Cold, Rainy Night

Cold, Rainy Night

NBC Chicago's Brant Miller gives us a look at the weekend forecast. Watch »

Jun 26, 2015
Tornado-Ravaged Towns Continue Clean-Up

Tornado-Ravaged Towns Continue Clean-Up

At least 10 people were injured as severe thunderstorms battered several Illinois counties on Monday night with... Watch »

Jun 25, 2015
Man Survives Being Struck By Lightning for Second Time

Man Survives Being Struck By Lightning for Second Time

An Illinois man has survived being struck by lightning for the second time. Watch »

Jun 25, 2015
Restaurant Offers to Pick Customers Up in Canoe Amid Flooding

Restaurant Offers to Pick Customers Up in Canoe Amid Flooding

One Illinois restaurant isn’t letting flooding waters keep residents from dining in. Watch »

Jun 25, 2015
Kankakee River Flooding Closes Roads

Kankakee River Flooding Closes Roads

The river on Tuesday was already dangerously high, and there was more rain in the forecast. Watch »

Jun 24, 2015
Coal City Residents Try to Get Ahead of Storm

Coal City Residents Try to Get Ahead of Storm

Residents already hit hard by Monday's storms prepare for another round of potentially severe weather. NBC Chicago's Watch »

Jun 24, 2015
Devastated Campground Prepares for More Weather

Devastated Campground Prepares for More Weather

Authorities at Woodhaven Lakes say they don't have a timeframe for when residents can check out what is left of... Watch »

Jun 24, 2015
Rain Moves Out As Tornado-Ravaged Towns Clean Up

Rain Moves Out As Tornado-Ravaged Towns Clean Up

Rain showers doused parts of northern Illinois, just days after tornadoes and severe weather ravaged the area. Watch »

Jun 25, 2015
NWS Confirms Nine Tornadoes in Monday Storms

NWS Confirms Nine Tornadoes in Monday Storms

One was the strongest the Chicago metropolitan area had seen in nearly 25 years. Watch »

Jun 23, 2015
How to Help Tornado Victims

How to Help Tornado Victims

Relief organizations ask for monetary donations that can be used to help those affected by Monday's storms. Watch »

Jun 23, 2015
Official: Coal City Damage

Official: Coal City Damage "Eerily Close" to 2013 Storms

Forecasters said the damage in Coal City and Braidwood was the result of an EF-3 tornado, with winds peaking at... Watch »

Jun 23, 2015
Sublette

Sublette "Decimated" by Storm: Officials

National Weather Service forecasters confirmed an EF-2 tornado raked the community, located about 55 miles south of... Watch »

Jun 23, 2015

Storms, Tornadoes Hit Northern Illinois

Severe thunderstorms and tornadoes hit Northern Illinois on Monday, June 22 leaving behind damage to many residents'... View »

Jun 23, 2015
Aerial Footage Shows Damage in Coal City

Aerial Footage Shows Damage in Coal City

Sky 5 over areas hit by a storm in Coal City. Watch »

Jun 23, 2015
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