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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
NWS: Report of Funnel Cloud in McHenry County

NWS: Report of Funnel Cloud in McHenry County

The National Weather Service reported a funnel cloud in Crystal Lake, in McHenry County, at about 2:15 Watch »

Jun 30, 2014
Collapsed Storm Drain Blamed for Ike Flooding

Collapsed Storm Drain Blamed for Ike Flooding

Repairs to storm drain to be completed Thursday. Watch »

Jun 26, 2014
Funnel Clouds Spotted in Western Suburbs

Funnel Clouds Spotted in Western Suburbs

Tuesday night's storms created the optimal conditions to create funnel clouds in the western suburbs. Watch »

Jun 25, 2014
Rainy Week Ahead for Chicago Area

Rainy Week Ahead for Chicago Area

On-and-off rain and thunderstorms kick off the first full week of summer in Chicago. Watch »

Jun 23, 2014

Your Storm Photos: June 21

Severe weather took over the Chicago area Saturday. View »

Jun 22, 2014
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