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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
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
Swim Bans Lifted at Most Chicago Beaches

Swim Bans Lifted at Most Chicago Beaches

Bans were in place at the beaches along the city's 26 miles of shorelines after a dual line of storms lashed... Read »

Jul 2, 2014
Dad Mourns

Dad Mourns "Favorite Son" Electrocuted by Downed Power Lines

A Burbank family claims Nedal Doleh was electrocuted after being told by utility crews that the area was safe. Watch »

Jul 2, 2014
High Winds Whip Construction Crane

High Winds Whip Construction Crane

A construction crane on Chicago's near north side spun around in high winds brought by a pair of summer storms... Watch »

Jul 1, 2014
Stranded Travelers Walk Near O'Hare With Luggage

Stranded Travelers Walk Near O'Hare With Luggage

The last-ditch effort was the result of flooding in the area and traffic attempting to merge onto one lane. Watch »

Jul 2, 2014
Morris Attempts to Power Back Up After Tornado, Storms

Morris Attempts to Power Back Up After Tornado, Storms

Hundreds of trees downed, extensive power outages and water problems reported. Watch »

Jul 2, 2014
Deluge Floods Expressways, Lake Shore Drive

Deluge Floods Expressways, Lake Shore Drive

Nearly all of Chicago's major roadway saw portions underwater from the dual deluge of rain that fell upon the... Watch »

Jul 1, 2014

Your Storm Photos: June 30, 2014

Viewer submitted photos as storms move through the viewing area. View »

Jul 1, 2014
Lightning Sparks House Fire in Crystal Lake

Lightning Sparks House Fire in Crystal Lake

Firefighters on Monday said about $65,000 worth of damage was done to a Crystal Lake home after lightning sparked a... Watch »

Jun 30, 2014
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